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with Helen Hill
Thirty - three - year - old Charles Ernesco was a fellow pupil of William Primrose under Max Mossel at the Guildhall School of Music.
His first important engagement was as an ' extra ' for the London Symphony Orchestra at the Leeds Festival in 1925. From 1926 to 1932 he was in the orchestra at Covent Garden for the Grand Opera Season. Since 1933 he has been a free-lance musician and has worked with such artists as Van Phillips , Ben Frankel , Eugene Pini , Ray Noble , and Leslie Bridgewater.
Ernesco formed his quintet, in which he plays the first violin, in 1934, and has kept the same personnel ever since.


Unknown: Helen Hill
Unknown: Charles Ernesco
Unknown: William Primrose
Unknown: Max Mossel
Unknown: Van Phillips
Unknown: Ben Frankel
Unknown: Eugene Pini
Unknown: Ray Noble
Unknown: Leslie Bridgewater.

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