Jan Wositzky

Hidden Stories, Emerging Knowledge (Lake Tyers)

Jan ‘Yarn’ Wositzky is a renowned storyteller, musician and writer, whose first gig, in 1971, was as a founder of the now famous Bushwackers Band. His credits post-Bushwackers include performing his solo show ‘Canakkale Gallipoli’ before the Dawn Service at Gallipoli; the runaway best-selling biography of Tommy Woodcock, ‘Me & Phar Lap’; the 2014 National Folk Fellowship for his acclaimed storytelling masterpiece ‘Bilarni’; the Victorian History Award for his double CD, ‘The Monster Meeting’; and many history shows performed in Australian schools.