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Thread #162666   Message #3938080
Posted By: GUEST
18-Jul-18 - 07:20 AM
Thread Name: New Book: Folk Song in England
Subject: RE: New Book: Folk Song in England
What were the backgrounds of the Musical Hall composers? Of the three listed by Brian Peters only J. B. Geoghegan is easy to Google but this old mudcat discussion https://mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=129312 opens with the info that he was born in Salford, the son of a fustian cutter, and used his creative abilities to get on in life and acheive some fame.