The Extraordinary Life of Harry Quiningborough

The Extraordinary Life of Harry Quiningborough Harry Quiningborough lived life to the full From a rural shoemaker s cottage in Victorian Lincolnshire to the colonial scene on the shores of the Indian Ocean his talents as an actor a singer and a

  • Title: The Extraordinary Life of Harry Quiningborough
  • Author: Richard Guise
  • ISBN: 9781366780188
  • Page: 397
  • Format: Paperback
  • Harry Quiningborough lived life to the full From a rural shoemaker s cottage in Victorian Lincolnshire to the colonial scene on the shores of the Indian Ocean, his talents as an actor, a singer and, above all, a show stopping comedian carried him across the world While he was destined never to return to his homeland, his belongings did and it s among these that, a centurHarry Quiningborough lived life to the full From a rural shoemaker s cottage in Victorian Lincolnshire to the colonial scene on the shores of the Indian Ocean, his talents as an actor, a singer and, above all, a show stopping comedian carried him across the world While he was destined never to return to his homeland, his belongings did and it s among these that, a century later, a great nephew discovered the treasure trove of Harry s photographs In a beautiful album entitled Sunny Memories , he d carefully recorded the names, dates and, most of all, his own impressions of the exotic places he d visited Rangoon, Penang, Singapore, Canton, Hong Kong Richard Guise has re traced his great uncle s journey from the village of Oasby near Grantham via Derby, Cardiff and far away Colombo to the very grave in Calcutta where he was buried by his theatrical pals in 1915 This is the story both of Harry s extraordinary life and of the quest to bring it to light With fifty illustrations, many from the Sunny Memories album, this remarkable tale brings the days of music hall and of empire back into startling focus.

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