Jack House in Alhambra Theatre Glasgow - 1929

from Music Hall Memories, page 31:

I saw Harry Lauder’s last professional appearance in Glasgow… [I]t was at the Alhambra — a twice-nightly engagement for a week. It was booked out as soon as it was announced... Looking round the audience, I could see that the majority were middle-aged to elderly people. Sir Harry then proceeded, once he had acknowledged the rapturous applause, to give exactly the same sort of performance he had given since Edwardian times, when things in the music hall moved at a comparatively easy pace. He sang his first song, did the appropriate patter and finished with a rousing chorus, …   more >>
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Jack House, Music Hall Memories (Glasgow, 1986), p. 31. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1409066919121 accessed: 17 January, 2022

location of experience: Alhambra Theatre Glasgow

Listeners

Jack House
Journalist, Writer
1906-1991

Listening to

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music-hall song performed by Harry Lauder

Experience Information

Date/Time 1929
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:28:39 +0100