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CLYP RECORDINGS BY WEBSTER BOOTH AND ANNE ZIEGLER
A Selection of recordings from Clyp. I will gradually add more.  
A Selection of recordings from Clyp. I will gradually add more.
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DUET by Webster Booth and Anne Ziegler
I have digitised Duet , the
autobiography of Webster Booth and Anne Ziegler, published by Stanley Paul in
1951. It is available by direct link as an e-book and paperback.  The links are
as follows: E-book: DUET by Webster Booth and Anne Ziegler Paperback: D...
I have digitised Duet, the autobiography of Webster Booth and Anne Ziegler, published by Stanley Paul in 1951. It is available by direct link as an e-book and paperback. The links are as follows: E-book: DU...
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A Christmas story by Maeve Binchy.
In this festive short story by Ireland’s most treasured writer, Maeve Binchy, her protagonist Kate must choose whom to spend Christmas day with
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The end of a "perfect" year!!
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"A Song for You and Me" - fourth and final novel in the Malcolm Craig series. Just published by Fiona Compton. Read more at: http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/fiona_compton
I completed writing A Song For You and Me during the NaNoWriMo month of November 2015.This is the final novel in the Malcolm Craig series. It is available as a paperback print and an Epub. Paperback: A Song for You and Me ...
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FAINT HARMONY
Read more about this book and others at: Fiona's Store -  Fiction with a Musical Theme . Here is a random chapter from Faint Harmony: SALLY BRYANT Here we were
in the middle of 1943, still living in the Muswell Hill flat which had survived
the blitz despite...
Read more about this book and others at: Fiona's Store -  Fiction with a Musical Theme. Here is a random chapter from Faint Harmony: SALLY BRYANT Here we were in the middle of 1943, still living in the Muswell Hill fl...
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DUET by Webster Booth and Anne Ziegler
I have digitised Duet , the
autobiography of Webster Booth and Anne Ziegler, published by Stanley Paul in
1951. It is available by direct link as an e-book and paperback.  The links are
as follows: E-book: DUET by Webster Booth and Anne Ziegler Paperback: D...
I have digitised Duet, the autobiography of Webster Booth and Anne Ziegler, published by Stanley Paul in 1951. It is available by direct link as an e-book and paperback. The links are as follows: E-book: DU...
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DUET by Webster Booth and Anne Ziegler
I have digitised Duet , the
autobiography of Webster Booth and Anne Ziegler, published by Stanley Paul in
1951. It is available by direct link as an e-book and paperback.  The links are
as follows: E-book: (PDF) DUET by Webster Booth and Anne Ziegler (e-boo...
I have digitised Duet, the autobiography of Webster Booth and Anne Ziegler, published by Stanley Paul in 1951. It is available by direct link as an e-book and paperback. The links are as follows: E-book: (PDF) ...
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MALCOLM CRAIG SERIES - Volumes 1 & 2 in one book; Volumes 3 & 4 in one book
I have decided to publish volumes 1 and 2 in one book. The book is available as a paper back print and epub. The whole thing could be read as a novel complete in itself. Both novels concern the life and career of famous British tenor. Malcolm Craig, his suc...
I have decided to publish volumes 1 and 2 in one book. The book is available as a paper back print and epub. The whole thing could be read as a novel complete in itself. Both novels concern the life and career of famous Briti...
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THE MALCOLM CRAIG SERIES - ROMAN à CLEF/ BIOGRAPHICAL-AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL NOVELl
The Malcolm Craig Series - Roman à clef, biographical-autobiographical novel   5 December 2015 at 14:10 The Malcolm Craig series of 4 novels is a mixture of a Roman à clef, and a biographical-autobiographical novel . Such a novel is described as a novel a...
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A SONG FOR YOU AND ME - Final novel in the Malcolm Craig Series.
I completed writing A Song For You and Me during the NaNoWriMo month of November 2015.This is the final novel in the Malcolm Craig series. It is available as a paperback print and an Epub. Paperback: A Song for You and Me Epub: A Song for You and Me Fiona C...
I completed writing A Song For You and Me during the NaNoWriMo month of November 2015.This is the final novel in the Malcolm Craig series. It is available as a paperback print and an Epub. Paperback: A Song for You and Me ...
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I have just published "Love Set to Music" by Fiona Compton (my pen name for my fictional writing. Have a look.
I have completed the third novel in the Malcolm Craig series and have published the book as a paperback and as an Epub E-book. Read more at: Fiona's Store - fiction with a musical theme Here is a random sample from the book: ...
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Editor, proof-reader, writer and retired music teacher
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Musician, teacher of classical singing and piano, writer
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Jean McIntyre Collen (nee Campbell)
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Musician, writer & retired teacher of classical singing & piano. Interested in cycling, pets and theatre.
Introduction
I was born in Glasgow, Scotland but have lived in Johannesburg with my South African husband, Errol for many years.

After retiring as a music teacher and musical director, I concentrated on writing and have written several books about my former singing teachers and friends, the famous British duettists, Webster Booth & Anne Ziegler. In 2010 I published a novel and volume of short stories. Since then I have published two novels in The Malcolm Craig Trilogy and hope to publish the final novel towards the end of 2014. I have also undertaken a number of editing, proof-reading and writing assignments. 
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Duet by Anne Ziegler — Reviews, Discussion, Bookclubs, Lists
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England's most popular duettists, who have sung in Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and America, and are loved by millions of radio f...

Jean (Johannesburg, 06, South Africa)'s review of Duet
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Webster Booth and Anne Ziegler were my singing teachers in Johannesburg. While I was studying with them I acted as Webster's studio accompan

a review of The Noel Coward Diaries
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I have been reading The Noel Coward Diaries edited by Graham Payn and Sheridan Morley and am nearly at the end of this large volume of over

A SONG FOR YOU AND ME - Final novel in the Malcolm Craig Series.
fionacomp.blogspot.com

I completed writing A Song For You and Me during the NaNoWriMo month of November 2015.This is the final novel in the Malcolm Craig series. I

Song is Ended and Other Stories, The by Fiona Compton — Reviews, Discuss...
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Fiona Compton is Jean Collen's pen name for fiction writing. Although this collection of fifteen short stories is fictional, it reflects ...

"Only a Rose" TV clip 1980.
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Here is a video clip of Anne and Webster singing "Only a Rose" in 1980. Webster was 78 and Anne 70 at the time of this late performance.

A random passage from my forthcoming book - as yet unnamed!
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CHAPTER 8 KATE KYLE A theatrical garden party was organised for early October at the old Rand Show Grounds at Milner Park near the Universit

ROBERT NAYLOR DISCOGRAPHY
robertnaylor-tenor.blogspot.com

ROBERT NAYLOR DISCOGRAPHY Compiled by ARTHUR BADROCK and BOB NAYLOR Revised by DANIEL O’HARA DUOPHONE RECORDS Made, probably, at 15-19 Caven

JOHANNESBURG: It’s rough all right
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Luke Alfred considers newly fashionable Johannesburg — avoiding the hipster hangouts in favour of history's rocky ridges

Memories of Webster Booth and Anne Ziegler (Final)
ziegler-booth-radio.blogspot.com

This is the final episode of my podcasts about Webster Booth and Anne Ziegler.It is done to commemorate the 113th anniversary of the birth o

a review of "Flotsam's Follies"
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This book was published in 1948 and B.C. Hilliam (Flotsam) has an idiosyncratic way of writing, often interspersing the prose of his autobio

Introduction of e-tolls 'like apartheid'
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Residents of Germiston met yesterday with the e-toll advisory panel to discuss the socio-economic impact the

Bank savers bitten - Times LIVE
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Consumers with Absa money market accounts woke up a little poorer this week, a direct effect of the African Bank fallout.

Faint Harmony (Malcolm Craig Trilogy #2)
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Author of Sweethearts of Song, "Webster Booth & Anne Ziegler, "The Song is Ended & Other Stories", "A Scattered Garland, "I Can't Forget You

Booker Prize 2014: the longlist - Telegraph
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The longlist for the 2014 Man Booker Prize has been revealed, including novels by David Mitchell, David Nicholls and Joshua Ferris. Here's w

Land reform proposal a 'recipe for disaster': Zille - Times LIVE
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The new land reform policy proposals tabled by Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti are a recipe for agricultural disas