Frank Goss in London - between 1908, 03:00 PM and some day 04:30 PM

from My Boyhood at the turn of the century, pages 209-210:

As a teacher of the pianoforte she [Auntie Grace] may have been very good but as an aunt to a small nephew she was a thin, cold figure of almost inhuman impersonality. Her first requirements in her piano tuition was that I must leave the pedals strictly alone, thus countering any exaltation I may have felt in surrounding my inefficiencies in a splendid volume of uncritical noise. Her second stricture was that I could only learn to play if I practiced over and over …   more >>

cite as

Frank Goss, My Boyhood at the turn of the century. In Brunel University Burnett Archive of Working Class Autobiographies, number 2:331, p. 209-210. accessed: 16 April, 2024

location of experience: London


Frank Goss

Listening to

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'Overture to William Tell'
written by Rossini
performed by Frank Goss
'Blumenlied' performed by Frank Goss

Experience Information

Date/Time between 1908, 03:00 PM and some day 04:30 PM
Medium live
Listening Environment in private, indoors, solitary

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Thu, 30 Aug 2018 18:43:09 +0100
Approved on Mon, 29 Oct 2018 18:06:19 +0000