Mick’s Funeral

Mick’s Funeral

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Mick Fowler died of a heart attack not long after his eviction from Victoria St.

ABC Radio covered the funeral wake held for him held outside 115 Victoria St. This piece includes recordings from the wake, also includes excerpts of Fowler himself, including Fowler recounting the time heard met his nemesis, property developer Frank Theeman, face to face. Fowler is also featured performing with his jazz band.

115 Victoria St today

115 Victoria St today. Author's own image

Recording sources

Mick Fowler interview reproduced with permission of Pat Fiske, featured originally in Woolloomooloo.

Across the Western Suburbs We Must Wander performed by Mick Fowler and the Fowlhouse Five. ©Seamus Gill and Denis Kevans 1973. Accessed through the National Film and Sound Archive.

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