Vale Graeme Gilsenan (aka Graeme Gill)

 

Former Australian announcer Graeme Gilsenan has died aged 82. 


He started his radio career in the early 50s as a record boy in the music library at 3UZ for around 12 months before moving to 3KZ where he worked as a panel operator for Alan Freeman, eventually becoming a presenter.


In the mid '50s Graeme moved to 2RG Griffith and later worked at the then new TV station MTN 9.


In 1965 Graeme moved to London and joined Radio London in 1966 and went on to become a founding presenter at pirate stations Radio Caroline and Radio North Sea International off the Dutch coast. Graeme joined Radio Netherlands in 1974.


He passed away in Amsterdam where he had been living since his retirement from RN in the late 80s.


(Information courtesy of Ian Davidson.  Photo courtesy of Alexis J Favenchi)