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August 11, 2013
In memory of Ondar, Zappa.com has posted a short sample of the recording that Ondar made at the home of Frank Zappa in 1993.
August 10, 2013
The Los Angeles Times has published an obituary for Kongar-ol Ondar.
August 9, 2013
This week National Public Radio's show "Fresh Air" broadcast a 10-minute piece on Kongar-ol Ondar, titled Remembering The People's Throat Singer Of Tuva. The show incorporates part of a 1999 interview in which Ondar demonstrated his singing for Fresh Air host Terry Gross. Because he didn't speak English, Back Tuva Future co-producer Ralph Leighton (co-founder of Friends of Tuva) joined Ondar in the studio to translate.
August 4, 2013
The New York Times has published a comprehensive and respectful obituary for Ondar, describing the remarkable life he lived.
July 25, 2013
Ondar's 1996 album Echoes of Tuva is available once again! See kongar-olondar.bandcamp.com for the details.
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