21 October 1914; Wednesday

Stayed in at night and read and played. Clara Butt’s1 Concert in Victoria Hall2. Charlie on platform in his evening dress suit.

  1. Dame Clara Butt (1872 – 1936): contralto of international renown, great vocal range and remarkable stage presence (6’2”); Sir Thomas Beecham said of her that “On a clear day, you could have heard her across the English Channel.” 

  2. Victoria Hall: see note on 10 January