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Gladys Organ (contralto)
Jacob Hook (tenor)
Gladys Organ has been a winner many times at the Plymouth festival and the Bristol Eisteddfod. She studied under Dr. Harry Moreton , Plymouth city organist. She has appeared at concerts in the Plymouth Guildhall, has broadcast several times, and has taken part in the productions of the Sir Francis Drake Amateur Operatic Society.
Jacob Hook , who is only in his early twenties, was born and bred in the Forest of Dean mining village of WhiteCroft. He has been a member of the Whitecroft Male Voice Choir since its inception some ten years ago, and has won a first prize at the Lydney Eisteddfod.


Contralto: Gladys Organ
Tenor: Jacob Hook
Unknown: Dr. Harry Moreton
Unknown: Sir Francis Drake
Unknown: Jacob Hook


including Weather Forecast


A Programme of Gramophone
No. 8 of the series
Selected and presented by Ronald Biggs
Director of Music at Dartington Hall


Presented By: Ronald Biggs


Conductor, Jack Winter
Vera Pryce-Tidman (harp)


Conductor: Jack Winter
Harp: Vera Pryce-Tidman


(including Weather Forecast)

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