Sylvia Townsend Warner - 19 September, 1958

from The diaries of Sylvia Townsend Warner, page 251:

[...] Gerald Finzi's Hardy songs were sung - not well - in the evening. A jour des morts.

cite as

Sylvia Townsend Warner, and Claire Harman (ed.), The diaries of Sylvia Townsend Warner (:London, 1995), p. 251. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1443529310704 accessed: 21 September, 2020

Listeners

Sylvia Townsend Warner
Musicologist, Writer
1893-1978

Experience Information

Date/Time 19 September, 1958
Medium broadcast

Notes

This was on the same day as Vaughan Williams' funeral; he had died on 26 August. It's not clear from the diaries whether or not the songs were played in connection with this.


Originally submitted by Jo Reardon on Tue, 29 Sep 2015 13:21:50 +0100
Approved on Fri, 18 Dec 2015 16:59:25 +0000