Mudcat Café message #4005317 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #40414   Message #4005317
Posted By: GUEST
21-Aug-19 - 03:39 AM
Thread Name: ADD: Silver Darlings (various)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Silver Darlings (Bob Halfin, Jim McLean)
Andrew Huslkramer Scottish amateur poet whose works were set to music, was born in 1913 and died in 1969. This is from Aberdeen Evening Express August 1970 .POET'S DREAM COME TRUE When Aberdeen Corporation adoption officer Mr Andrew Hulskramer died in December he missed by only a few months what would have been the proudest moment, of his life. For to-day a long-playing record of some of Mr Hulskramer’s poems set to music is on sale in an Aberdeen music shop. His wife, Elsie, 28 Deeside Gardens, Aberdeen, told of how her had hoped that he would live long enough to see the issue of the LP that had been his ambition. “My husband had been writing poetry from an early age, and one day he showed some of bis work to a colleague “He thought It marvellous, and advised Andrew to tend some poems to London. Then was told that the poems would make beautiful songs. “The music was written by Mr Bob Halfln, who Is associated with Grampian Records of Wick. “I believe this record; ’The World was Born In Scotland’ — may bethe first of many.” Mr Hulskramer, whose grandfather was Dutch, was born In Buckhaven, Fife, and moved with his wife to Aberdeen in 1965.