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Issue Details: First known date: 1896... 1896 The Chorister
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English Christmas tale of a marital separation of many years being reconciled through the performance of their acclaimed son in his native village church of the anthem 'It Came Upon the Midnight Clear'. Raised by his mother in Yorkshire until age 7 then educated with his aunt in Milan and trained as a singer, he puts his whole remaining strength into softening his parents' hearts, succeeds in reaching them - and dies. They seem satisfied that his soul is singing in heaven. Scenes of crowds jamming church to hear him sing. (PB)

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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Australian Journal vol. 32 no. 379 December 1896 Z1068737 1896 periodical issue 1896 pg. 86-87
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    United Kingdom (UK),
    Western Europe, Europe,
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