Leonard W. Ellisdon et al. in London, England - between 1910 and 1927

from Starting from Victoria, pages 46-47:

The head clerk of the firm in Bond Street where I was employed for 17 years was a Sunday School teacher and occasionally organised little concerts for the entertainment at work-houses, infirmaries, hospitals, etc. and generally roped me in to act as accompanist. One evening the head clerk and I, accompanied by two young ladies and a young man went to a hospital to sing and do a turn or two in each ward—four of them, starting from the top. To my utter …   more >>

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Leonard W. Ellisdon, Starting from Victoria. In Brunel University The Burnett Archive of Working Class Autobiographies, number 1:229, p. 46-47. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1532085479535 accessed: 16 April, 2024

location of experience: London, England


Leonard W. Ellisdon
company director and secretary

Listening to

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unspecified singing accompanied by harmonium performed by Leonard W. Ellisdon, unknown singers
'The Lost Chord'
written by Arthur Sullivan
performed by Singer

Experience Information

Date/Time between 1910 and 1927
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 20 Jul 2018 12:18:00 +0100
Approved on Wed, 29 Aug 2018 18:20:37 +0100