Berliner Lautarchiv British & Commonwealth recordings

Blackburn, Lancashire

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    Berliner Lautarchiv British & Commonwealth Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Göttingen, Germany

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    Berliner Phonographische Kommission

  • Recordist

    Doegen, Wilhelm (male, recordist), Brandl, Alois (male, Professor of English)

  • Speakers

    Holden, Michael, b.1885 (male, cotton mill worker)

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    Speaker's note: Aged 31 from Blackburn, Lancashire, England. Born 19 August 1881 in Blackburn. Lived in Blackburn until the age of 28, then emigrated to Canada. Educated at an elementary school at Blackburn. Reads and writes in English. Both parents from Blackburn. Religion: catholic. Occupation: spinner in the cottonmill. Item note: Michael reads the Parable of the Prodigal Son (taken from Luke chapter XV, verse 11-32).

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