Mary King Waddington et al. in Paris - 24 June, 1915

from Diary of Mary King Waddington, 24 June 1915, pages 218-219:

It is very warm. Agnes Welsh and I went to the concert for the English Catholic church of St Joseph. It was well done: girl and boy scouts sold programmes, and made a background with the flags of the Alliés, when all their national airs were sung. An Englishman with a pretty voice sang “God Save the King.” He sang two verses, then requested the public to sing the last one with him, and very well it sounded – every one singing, including some wounded soldiers, French and British, of whom there were a good many in the salle. They ended by the “Marseillaise,” very well sung by Mme. H. …   more >>
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Mary King Waddington, Diary of Mary King Waddington, 24 June 1915. In My War Diary (London, 1915), p. 218-219. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1399644243518 accessed: 23 November, 2017

location of experience: Paris

Listeners

Mary King Waddington
Writer
1840's-1923

Listening to

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God Save the King
written by Baron von Bunsen, Gerhard
Marseillaise
The Star-Spangled Banner

Experience Information

Date/Time 24 June, 1915
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in the company of others, in public

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Fri, 09 May 2014 15:04:03 +0100