In search of nightingales – the diary of Elizabeth Campbell

In 1927, Elizabeth Campbell travelled to England from her home in Melbourne, Australia, to study organ and conducting at the Royal College of Music in London with Henry Ley.   Heart-broken at having to return, she became one of Australia's leading organists, but always dreamed of going back to London.   In 1933 her dream came true and she was invited back by the RCM as part of their Jubilee Celebrations.  She kept a diary of this remarkable year's visit to the country and city she absolutely loved.   The four diary notebooks survived, and have been diligently transcribed - all 1000 pages…

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