Walter Freer in Glasgow - between the 1890's and the 1920's

from My Life and Memories, pages 42-43:

Harry Lauder I first came into contact with when he was a very young man. He was then singing at amateur concerts, and slowly laying the foundation of his successful career as a Scottish comedian. At that time, every town, village, and clachan in Scotland that had its handful of “natives” living in Glasgow had to have its annual soiree, concert and ball, and there was, therefore, a fairly good opening for any young fellow who could sing, dance, or play an instrument with reasonable skill…. Often and often people have asked me to explain the secret of Sir Harry Lauder’s …   more >>
cite as

Walter Freer, My Life and Memories (Glasgow, ), p. 42-43. accessed: 1 October, 2023

location of experience: Glasgow


Walter Freer
General Manager Corporation Halls and Musical Recitals, Glasgow

Experience Information

Date/Time between the 1890's and the 1920's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Wed, 08 Oct 2014 17:13:16 +0100