Event Empire Day 1939 Celebration
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Venue Brisbane City Hall, Brisbane, QLD
First Date 24 May 1939
Opening Date 24 May 1939
Last Date 24 May 1939
Dates Estimated No
Status Amateur
World Premiere No
Description Under the auspices of the Rt. Hon. the Lord Mayor, Alderman Hon. AJ Jones, and Aldermen. Citizens are cordially invited to attend a public celebration of Empire Day. Addresses given by His Excellency Colonel the Right Hon. Sir Leslie Orme Wilson, Governor of Queensland, and by the Minister for Lands, the Hon. P. Pease. The ceremony of Breaking the Flags of the Empire and of Australia performed by His Excellency the Governor and the Right Honourable Lord Mayor. Free admission.
Description Source Advertisement
Primary Genre Music
Secondary Genre Concert
Brisbane City Council, Presenting Company
Brisbane Municipal Concert Band, Band
Irish Association Pipe Band, Band
The Caledonian Pipe Band, Band
Queensland State and Municipal Choir, Choir
Municipal Ladies' Recital Choir, Choir
Name Function Notes
J Wallis Accompanist
P Corkindale Band Leader
J McDonnell Band Leader
E Jordan Choir Master/Mistress
E Jackson Conductor
J Wallis Organist
Gwen Barker Singer
Jess Brown Singer
Joyce Cowan Singer
Firth Edmonds Singer
Gladys Kelly Singer
John Davidson Tenor
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Event Identifier 110656