Stuart McLean

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Stuart McLean

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McLean on stage at the Centennial Concert Hall in Winnipeg, Manitoba
Andrew Stuart McLean

(1948-04-19)April 19, 1948
DiedFebruary 15, 2017(2017-02-15) (aged 68)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Cause of deathmelanoma
Alma materSir George Williams University
Occupationradio broadcaster, writer
Years active1974-2017
EmployerCBC Radio
Notable work
The Vinyl Cafe

Andrew Stuart McLean, OC (April 19, 1948 – February 15, 2017) was a Canadian radio broadcaster, humorist, monologist, and author. He was best known as the host of the CBC Radio program The Vinyl Cafe.[1]

He was often called as a "story-telling comic". He had written many serious stories. He was known for his voice and his ability to change his popular stories to make them different on every show.

McLean was diagnosed with melanoma in November 2015.[2] He died on February 15, 2017 from the disease in Toronto, aged 68.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Stuart McLean, The Canadian Encyclopedia.
  2. "Stuart McLean cancels Vinyl Cafe Christmas tour due to melanoma". CBC News. November 21, 2015. Retrieved December 13, 2016.
  3. "Stuart McLean, bestselling author and host of CBC Radio's 'Vinyl Cafe,' has died". National Post. February 15, 2017. Retrieved February 15, 2017.