AMIS (John, b. 1922, Music Administrator and Broadcaster)

Typed Letter Signed to Miss M Whichello, of the Cheltenham Gramophone Society, suggesting some dates for his giving a talk, "It so happens that I have to do a similar date in Torquay the weekend of November 9th ... that would make the fares a bit cheaper: I charge £30 plus expenses for lectures", with a note "Replied, unfortunately cannot offer more than £25 so must regretfully decline ... MLW", 1 side 8vo., 16 Eccleston Square, S.W.1, 6th February

Amis was Secretary of the Royal Philharmonic Arts Club, 1942, and from 1947 on the staff of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra under Sir Thomas Beecham. He is best known for his appearance on radio and television in 'My Music' with Steve Race, Dennis Norden, Ian Wallace and Frank Muir. He wrote 'My Life, My Music' (1985).

Item Date:  1974

Stock No:  16676      £20

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