Arthur Gill et al. in Belgrave Central Hall, Leeds - 1908

from I remember! Reminiscences of a Cobbler's Son, pages 77-78:

[Arthur Gill met Ellen Calvert at a social event at Woodhouse Carr Wesleyan Chapel-- the "Carr". They married in March 1914. The Listening Experience Database includes items from her memoir, ‘The Diary of Ellen Gill’]

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Arthur Gill, I remember! Reminiscences of a Cobbler's Son. In Brunel University Library, Special Collections, number 1:268, p. 77-78. accessed: 14 June, 2024 (All extracts used by permission of Brunel University Library)

location of experience: Belgrave Central Hall, Leeds


Arthur Gill
card writer [graphic artist]
Ellen Gill
Tailor's assistant, woolen-mill worker

Listening to

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Unspecified singing-- tenor performed by Frank Mullings
Organ Recital
written by Marcel Dupre
performed by David Clegg
Unspecified singing-- bass baritone performed by Peter Dawson

Experience Information

Date/Time 1908
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public


Peter Smith Dawson (1882-1961), an Australian of Scottish parentage, gained world renown through song recitals. A song writer as well as a singer, he performed in England in the early 1900s. Frank Mullings became the leading English tenor with Sir Thomas Beecham's Opera Company / the British National Opera Company shortly after the period Gill describes.

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Tue, 23 Oct 2018 14:36:41 +0100
Approved on Thu, 06 Dec 2018 20:50:33 +0000