CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3290/2/26
TitleLetter from Amelia Nyasa Laws to her relatives
Date6 June 1914
Extent3 sheets
DescriptionLetter from Amelia Nyasa Laws, Bergstrasse 33, Dresden, Germany, to her relatives, regarding her performance at the vesper service; practice limited because of the cost of running the organ; argument over how her name was to appear in the programme; she is the first pupil and first lady to play the Kreuzkirche organ; her gratitude; the choir behaving themselves for her; one lady refusing at first to believe that a lady could have played the whole thing herself, including the pedal part; Herr Chitz's attitude has improved since the performance, finding that she is determined and serious; Fraulein Albrecht gave her a book and flowers to mark the occasion; she finds that Amelia can help her find some spiritual help now; her worries have affected her health; an Irishman has been appointed to Leghorn; Mrs. Smith (née Miss Rowat) has been in Rome with her mother looking for a house but has not found one all winter; Uncle to attend the King's Birthday dinner at the Embassy; Flemings to move to Peeblesshire; their luggage has gone to Münich.
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