Dorothy 'Daisy' Cowper in Toxteth, Liverpool - early 20th Century

from De Nobis, pages 34 part 2:

[…] In addition to school lessons, most of my playfellows had piano practice to do in the evening, as I had also, for I had two quarters at 5/- for twelve lessons, and was doing quite nicely. I had three pieces of sheet music at the end of the six months, and that was the yardstick of success. There was a “Jolly Haymakers’ Ride” and a still jollier Winter Sledging affair—I donned a pair of elastic wrist bands with bells …   more >>

cite as

Dorothy 'Daisy' Cowper, De Nobis. In Burnett Archive of Working Class Autobiography, University of Brunel Library, Special Collections, number 1.182, p. 34 part 2. accessed: 18 June, 2024 (By permission of University of Brunel Library, Special Collections)

location of experience: Toxteth, Liverpool


Dorothy 'Daisy' Cowper
school teacher, Writer

Listening to

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unspecified piano solo performed by Dorothy 'Daisy' Cowper
Jolly Haymakers' Ride performed by Dorothy 'Daisy' Cowper
'Winter Sledging' performed by Dorothy 'Daisy' Cowper

Experience Information

Date/Time early 20th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in private, indoors

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 05 Oct 2018 15:20:21 +0100
Approved on Tue, 30 Oct 2018 10:25:11 +0000