Whiston, Henry

Identity area

Type of entity


Authorized form of name

Whiston, Henry

Parallel form(s) of name

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

Identifiers for corporate bodies

Description area

Dates of existence

1928 -


Henry Frank Whiston was born in Montreal in 1928. He attended the High School of Montreal. He married Mary Xenos in 1960. They had two daughters, Barbara Eleanor and Lorraine Susan. He died in Montreal June 24, 1984. During his school years, he worked part-time at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. He was then hired full-time as a producer and worked at CBC until he retired in 1976. He had a long-standing interest in jazz, and worked as researcher, writer, and producer for the CBC-AM radio show "Jazz at Its Best", which was broadcast on Saturday mornings from 1952 to 1968. During the 1950s it ran locally in Montreal, and in the 1960s the program was broadcast nationally. It was hosted by Ted Miller. Henry Whiston produced other radio shows as well.

Sources: Interview with Mary Xenos Whiston; Encyclopedia of Music in Canada.


Legal status

Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Access points area

Subject access points

Place access points


Control area

Authority record identifier


Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used



Level of detail


Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Created by the Records Management and Archives Department 2010-09. Input by Concordia University Libraries 2015-06-16.




Maintenance notes

  • Clipboard

  • Export

  • EAC

Related subjects

Related places