James Moss et al. in City Hall, Glasgow - the 1870's

from W.F. Frame Tells His Own Story, page 50:

Jim Moss, as I must affectionately call him, was among the pioneer of such combinations [touring vaudeville companies]. He was […] a most versatile artiste, being familiarly known as “the fiddling comedian.” […] He perhaps was not a Paganini or a Paderewski, but he was equally at home with the violin and piano.

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W.F. Frame, W.F. Frame Tells His Own Story (Glasgow), p. 50. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1666694891150 accessed: 24 June, 2024

location of experience: City Hall, Glasgow


James Moss
impresario, music hall owner/manager
William ('Wullie') Flint Frame
apprentice engineer, boot polisher, entertainer of troops during WW1, milkman's helper […]

Listening to

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'Sour Milk Charlie' (possibly a comic pastiche of 'Champagne Charlie'?)
written by music composed by Alfred Lee?
performed by Peter Pollok
comic songs performed by competitors

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1870's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Tue, 25 Oct 2022 11:48:11 +0100
Approved on Wed, 02 Nov 2022 15:38:53 +0000