Letters, press cuttings, and manuscript music concerning Bessie Kerr. Edit

Summary

Identifier
MSS.21562-21563

Dates

  • 1904-1934, undated. (Creation)

Extents

  • 2 Volumes (Whole)

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Notes

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  • Conditions Governing Use

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  • Scope and Contents

    Bessie Kerr, a native of Banff, made her London d├ębut as a contralto in 1918, and from then until about 1934 sang regularly for the BBC, for Chappell 'Pop' concerts, and for Promenade concerts. Her correspondence includes letters of Sir Edward German and Frederic King her teacher at the Royal Academy of Music.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Bequeathed, 1976, by Mrs B Cuthbertson.

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