Jonathan Harvey in Sutton Coldfield - between the 1940's and the 1950's

from Interview with Jonathan Harvey, pages 1–2:

My father [Gerald] was a businessman but an amateur musician.  He always regretted that, I think, and would have liked to have been a professional, but the circumstances of his family life would not permit it.  […]  None the less, he would compose in a constant stream throughout most of his life until near the end, and the pieces he wrote were rather short-scale, miniature pieces, often for piano, sometimes for the family or for the …   more >>

cite as

Arnold Whittall, Interview with Jonathan Harvey. In Jonathan Harvey (London, 1999), p. 1–2. accessed: 11 December, 2023

location of experience: Sutton Coldfield


Jonathan Harvey
Composer, professor of music, university lecturer

Listening to

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chamber music performed by the Harvey family and friends
piano music
written by Gerald Harvey, Alexander Scriabin, Gabriel Fauré
performed by Gerald Harvey

Experience Information

Date/Time between the 1940's and the 1950's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Fri, 04 Jan 2019 11:16:41 +0000
Approved on Fri, 24 Jul 2020 15:49:22 +0100