Six Sovereigns of Song: Lectures (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Six Sovereigns of Song: Lectures It is generally said that Braham had been so poor that he had had to sell pencils in the street. But I do not picture him as a street urchin badly fed and clothed, out in all weathers. I do not think he could have had that beautiful boy's voice if that had been the case, and the late Lady Strachie has left it on record that she did not believe the legend. But there may be this in it - I remember my grandfather, John Levien, saying that Braham as a boy sold pencils at the ...

Six Sovereigns of Song: Lectures (Classic Reprint) 2018, Forgotten Books

ISBN-13: 9781333521233

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