Henrietta Burkin in Stepney - between the 1910's and the 1920's

from Memoirs of Henrietta Burkin, page 12:

Our pleasures were simple; there were plenty of parties. Mum and Dad took any excuse to have one, all birthdays, etc. The little parlour would be filled to overflowing, with Mum and Dad aften [sic] sitting in the passage looking in through the open door. I had to play a piece or two on the piano, and sometimes a German friend would play the violin (I only knew him as “Otto”). Everyone had their one …   more >>

cite as

Henrietta Burkin, Memoirs of Henrietta Burkin. In Brunel University Burnett Archive of Working Class Autobiographies, number 2:118, p. 12. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1529663427518 accessed: 29 September, 2022

location of experience: Stepney


Henrietta Burkin

Listening to

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'To be a farmer's boy'
'Two little girls in blue'
written by Paul Lannin, Vincent Youmans
Unspecified violin music performed by Otto
Unspecified piano music performed by Henrietta Burkin

Experience Information

Date/Time between the 1910's and the 1920's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:30:28 +0100
Approved on Thu, 16 Aug 2018 10:31:55 +0100