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(By kind permission of Lt.-Col. J. Bois, D.S.O.,
Conducted by A. T. S. CHANDLER


Conducted By: A. T. S. Chandler
Soprano: Constance Astington

: Poetry Reading

C. HENRY WARREN reading his own poems


Unknown: C. Henry Warren


Under the direction of EDGAR MORGAN with PETER HOWARD (baritone)
CHARLES DIBDIN , the eighteenth century composer of ' Tom Bowling ', Poor Jack ' and other famous sea-songs, was a best-seller in his day. He had a very full life, composed the words and music of a great number of operas for Sadler's Wells, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, and other London theatres, as well as songs-almost as many as Schubert ; gave concerts, or ' table entertainments ' as he called them, at which he was author, composer, singer, and accompanist, with tremendous success ; wrote a huge ' History of the Stage ' and an equally lengthy ' Professional Life ' of himself; retired on a State pension granted by one ministry and repudiated by the next ; opened a music shop, was attacked by paralysis and died in his seventieth year.


Unknown: Edgar Morgan
Baritone: Peter Howard
Unknown: Charles Dibdin

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