Henrietta Burkin in Stepney

from Memoirs of Henrietta Burkin, page 12:

Our pleasures were simple; there were plenty of parties. Mum and Dad took any excuse to have one, all birthdays, etc. The little parlour would be filled to overflowing, with Mum and Dad aften [sic] sitting in the passage looking in through the open door. I had to play a piece or two on the piano, and sometimes a German friend would play the violin (I only knew him as “Otto”). Everyone had their one …   more >>

cite as

Henrietta Burkin, Memoirs of Henrietta Burkin. In Brunel University Burnett Archive of Working Class Autobiographies, number 2:118, p. 12. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1529663427518 accessed: 27 February, 2024

location of experience: Stepney


Henrietta Burkin

Listening to

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'To be a farmer's boy'
'Two little girls in blue'
written by Paul Lannin, Vincent Youmans
Unspecified violin music performed by Otto
Unspecified piano music performed by Henrietta Burkin

Experience Information

Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:30:28 +0100
Approved on Thu, 16 Aug 2018 10:31:55 +0100