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Conductor, W. J. Cotton
Marie L. Holloway (pianoforte)
W. J. Cotton , conductor of this choir, comes from a musical family. His father and five brothers were singers in Dawlish Parish Church choir, and his two sons were choristers in Exeter Cathedral choir. In addition, his daughter is a well-known singer. Mr. Cotton himself, who was a member of the celebrated male voice quartet, the Isca Glee Singers, sings in Exeter Cathedral.
Marie Louise Holloway , who will play three piano works this evening, has won many prizes at West of England musical festivals, including the Mid-Somerset Challenge Cup for three years in succession.


Conductor: W. J. Cotton
Pianoforte: Marie L. Holloway
Conductor: W. J. Cotton
Unknown: Marie Louise Holloway


Dancing to
Billy Cotton and his Orchestra on gramophone records


Unknown: Billy Cotton


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