Dr. Cyril Horsford in England - the 1920's

from His Eye Is On the Sparrow, page 210:

I became more alarmed than ever about my throat while I was appearing in England's most famous music hall. After the first show each day I could hardly whisper. My agents sent me to the Honorable Dr. Cyril Horsford, the great throat specialist. Dr. Horsford examined me and said I had a nodule (in plain language, a wart) on my left vocal cord. He advised an operation, though he warned me it might be dangerous. When I heard his fee for such an operation was £150 ($750), I said I couldn't afford it. He prescribed drops which at one time took my voice away. But the treatments of Professor…   more >>

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Charles Samuels and Ethel Waters, His Eye Is On the Sparrow (1950), p. 210. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1430389393995 accessed: 2 December, 2022

location of experience: England


Listening to

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Trav'lin All Alone performed by Ethel Waters

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1920's
Medium playback
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Thu, 30 Apr 2015 11:23:14 +0100
Approved on Sat, 26 Sep 2015 11:45:49 +0100