Dinner guests in London, England - between 1919 and the 1920's

from Starting from Victoria, page 98:

The first time I tasted olives was many years ago and my introduction was a complete failure. I found the one I had in my mouth impossible to swallow and when no-one was looking slipped it into the handkerchief I was wearing in my breast pocket and forgot about it. I must explain that I was there with three other members of our [male voice] quartet and we had been engaged professionally, an invitation to dinner thrown in. When the time to perform arrived we …   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. 98. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1532091583135 accessed: 28 May, 2024

location of experience: London, England


Listening to

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unspecified singing-- male quartet performed by Leonard W. Ellisdon's male voice quartet

Experience Information

Date/Time between 1919 and the 1920's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 20 Jul 2018 13:59:43 +0100
Approved on Thu, 30 Aug 2018 10:46:54 +0100