The Centenarian of Song

Jim Stebbings SpeakerNet Sponsor

East of England
Notice Period:
Short (maybe less than one month's notice)
Probus, WI etc
Paid: £50 within 15 miles of mid-Norfolk. Travel costs beyond
31st December 2019
Popular Music Of The Early 20Th Century | Entertaiment | Music | Musicals And Popular Song

The remarkable 101 year life and work of Irving Berlin. His triumphs and tragedies and transition from an immigrant of an Jewish family to a proud American patriot and legend.

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About Jim Stebbings

I am a retired professional businessman with a life-long interest in the theatre, and in particular the musical theatre. I now consider myself a music historian with particular interest and expertise in the music and lives of Gilbert and Sullivan and the American songwriters of the 20th century and whose compositions make up what is commonly called The Great American Songbook. As a result of my work on these subjects I have developed a number of other talks that all relate to each other in some way.

My talks are illustrated with the use of projector, screen, music and speakers. Each presentation is designed for 50-60 mins.

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