Another song from our concert at the Museo del Romanticismo.
Walter Kino is a music-hall name I don’t come across very often. Maybe a couple of times this past year, and I can’t now even remember the context. (And though I recall reading that ‘Kino’ was not his real name, I cannot remember what that name is). But today by chance I happened upon a […]
Little by little, week by week, we’ve been adding new topics and new content to our education programme, with 12 topics now offered. One of the new topics has taken me joyously back to an optional course I took while an undergraduate in modern languages and linguistics: the birth of cinema. So I’ve been having […]
I admit it–I’m a huge fan of Marie Lloyd. A kind of real-life Betty Boop in some ways, she was by far the greatest and most charismatic singer of her era. A few days ago, Radio Days performed an online concert on “leisure and travel in the late Victorian and Edwardian eras” and, although we […]