Dr. Cyril Horsford in England

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: 19 June, 2024

location of experience: England

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Trav'lin All Alone performed by Ethel Waters

Experience Information

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