Star Walk

Star Walk, Music, Deceased
Biography
Angelina Calangis Avison performed with her brother, Conductor George Calangis and her four sisters Geneva, Mary, Helen, and Ethel. A popular act, they were billed in vaudeville theatre as the Musical Calangis Family and they played varied mandolins and banjos to entertain their audiences. Angelina, who had studied violin with Arthur Gramm, Wilfred Rutley, Jean de Rimanoczy, and Gregori Garbovitsky, became a member 1932-3 and 1938- ,and principal second violin 1951-4 and 1966-81, of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. She was married to the famed musician John Avison. She was awarded the BC Entertainment Hall of Fame in 1992....
Posted: May-24-2011