Jack Brymer in Windermere - between 1939 and 1945

from The Limbo Years, page 65:

Once, on leave at the house of Joan's people in Windermere, I was delighted to meet the celebrated composer Dr Cecil Armstrong Gibbs. The first he invited me to do was to support him as a bass in the local church choir. He had a good voice. I have a big one, and at that time was in particularly fine sonority because of my parade-ground activities. I am also, still, completely ignorant of the correct 'pointing' of psalms; it's something it seems you must know, and I don't, I came in loudly into more empty spaces in ten minutes than I would have thought possible and as we walked out in …   more >>
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Jack Brymer, The Limbo Years. In From Where I Sit (London, 1979), p. 65. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1422307949891 accessed: 20 June, 2024

location of experience: Windermere


Jack Brymer
Schoolteacher, Clarinetist, Musician

Listening to

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unspecified psalms performed by unspecified church choice

Experience Information

Date/Time between 1939 and 1945
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors, in public


Joan is Jack Brymer's wife.

Originally submitted by iepearson on Mon, 26 Jan 2015 21:32:29 +0000
Approved on Wed, 02 Mar 2016 13:28:40 +0000