James Douglas et al. in England - between the 1840's and the 1880's

from Account of life as a chorister in the nineteenth century, pages 10-11:

While I was a boy at Windsor I always made a wish when I tasted any particular kind of fruit or vegetable for the first time in the season, as I believe people do now, I always wished the same wish & I never told it anyone in order that it might come true but it didn’t. My wish was that my voice might be good enough when a man to again get in a Cathedral Choir. I only …   more >>

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James Douglas, Account of life as a chorister in the nineteenth century. In Choir Archives, St George's Chapel, Windsor, England, p. 10-11. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1524230295463 accessed: 20 April, 2024 (All extracts from the memoir are by kind permission of the writer's descendant Prof. James Wilkinson.)

location of experience: England


James Douglas
chemist, Clerk and manager railways, tobacco importer
Sir George Elvey
Composer, Organist, Teacher

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Singing-- voice range and shake performed by James Douglas

Experience Information

Date/Time between the 1840's and the 1880's
Medium live

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:18:16 +0100
Approved on Thu, 21 Jun 2018 15:53:22 +0100