Malcolm White in Rouen - 13 February, 1916

from Two Men: A Memoir, pages 206-7:

Sunday Feb. 13. Discovered the Morels in a new and delightful house terraced on the hill at the back of the town, with a wonderful look down on to the great churches. I was recognized by Isabelle, who opened the door to me, and Madame gradually put the pieces of me together, like a kind of jig-saw in her memory. I stayed to tea. It was all very good, this revisiting, and they were glad to see me. I did not see Monsieur. But one rarely did. The pensionnaires were an English Army Pay Officer, and three boys (French), one of them a diminutive violinist, very shy. I played on his diminutive …   more >>
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Hugh Howson, Two Men: A Memoir (1919), p. 206-7. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1435573801974 accessed: 28 June, 2022

location of experience: Rouen

Listeners

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

Listening to

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Sonata
written by Jean-Marie Leclair
performed by Malcolm White

Experience Information

Date/Time 13 February, 1916
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Notes

Diary entry by Malcolm White


Originally submitted by sp327 on Mon, 29 Jun 2015 11:30:02 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 12:50:21 +0000