Leslie Heward was a much respected figure in British musical life. He looked set to take over the conductorship of the Hallé Orchestra, but his early death denied this opportunity.
Puccini – La Boheme – Your Tiny Hand is Frozen
Orchestra, Leslie Heward

Frank Titterton, tenor

Puccini – La Boheme – Your tiny hand is frozen – Titterton

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Broadcast Twelve 5062
Matrices L 072 (5062A X)
Recorded c 1929
Plays at about 77.4rpm. This record is very worn and scratched, particularly at the start of each side.

Coupled with Titterton singing The Flower Song from Bizet’s Carmen, Julian Clifford conducting

Johann Strauss II – Die Fledermaus – Overture
Hallé Orchestra, Leslie Heward
Columbia DX1065
Matrices CAX 8993-2, 8994-2
Recorded 1941-2