Benjamin Britten - 22 April, 1931
Walk with Mum before Lunch Go to John Nicholson’s to tea at 2.45. & to hear Gramophone records on his new Radio-Gram Hear. Brahms. Pft. Concerto Mov. 1. (Rubenstein) Tchaik. Pft. Con. (Solomon). Hear my prayer (E. Lough – beautifully sung) & Schubert Bb Trio (v. well played by D’Aranyi, Salmond, & Hess). Play Pingpong also after tea. I am reading Drinkwater’s Abraham Lincoln; marvellous play.
Benjamin Britten, Diary of Benjamin Britten, April 22 1931. In John Evans (ed.), Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938, volume 72 (:London, 2009), p. 70. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1401961835032 accessed: 19 August, 2022
Originally submitted by Simon Brown on Thu, 05 Jun 2014 10:50:35 +0100