Ben Turner et al. in Moscow - between 17 May, 1920 and 28 May, 1920

from About Myself, 1863–1930, pages 221–222:

I met Trotsky. We were at the Opera House, that mighty fine structure, used now to educate the people—all the people—in the song, dance and music of the world. The place was packed. We had been previously provided with the ex-Royal Box, with its splendid ante-room and retiring rooms, and they did us proud. They were glad to see us, as we came from the mother of all reform countries, with its trade union …   more >>

cite as

Ben Turner, About Myself, 1863–1930 (London, 1930), p. 221–222. accessed: 23 May, 2024

location of experience: Moscow


Ben Turner
journalist, millworker, politician (member of parliament 1922-24 and 1929-31), trade union organiser

Listening to

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an unspecified opera performed by Russian performers
the 'Internationale'
written by Pierre Chrétien De Geyter

Experience Information

Date/Time between 17 May, 1920 and 28 May, 1920
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public


Ben Turner was a member of the first official delegation of the Labour Party and Trades Union Congress to revolutionary Russia.

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Thu, 02 Jun 2022 10:43:52 +0100
Approved on Thu, 16 Jun 2022 20:40:45 +0100