Evelyn Southwell et al. in Shrewsbury School - the 1910's

from Two Men: A Memoir, pages 3-4:

Another fact that is worth mentioning is the way in which a remarkable friendship grew up between these two men. It was not entirely due to common interests in life or a similar outlook; it seems rather to have grown gradually, each man finding that the tastes of the other interested him and were worth acquiring. For instance, Southwell's idea of music at the time was musical comedy; White introduced him to Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, and there was an amusing discussion one night when Southwell complained bitterly that 'no one had told him of these men before', whilst he was wasting …   more >>

cite as

Hugh Howson, Two Men: A Memoir (1919), p. 3-4. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1433438168945 accessed: 26 September, 2021

location of experience: Shrewsbury School

Listeners

Evelyn Southwell
Schoolmaster, Officer (armed forces)
1886-1916
Malcolm White
Schoolmaster, Officer (armed forces)
1887-1916

Listening to

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Various
written by Bach, Brahms, Beethoven, Mozart

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1910's
Listening Environment in private, indoors, solitary

Originally submitted by sp327 on Thu, 04 Jun 2015 18:16:09 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 12:19:47 +0000