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#1 Theo

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Posted 06 October 2015 - 06:34 AM

Martin Henderson was well known, even famous in his day as a "the blind concertina virtuoso"  He toured as far afield as Australia as a performer on Concertina, piano and other instruments.  There is a nice biography of him here.

 

I've just been visited by his great nephew who has asked me to find new homes for his instruments, a 56 key tenor treble Aeola, and a 12 key six sided Wheatstone miniature.

 

He was a native of Cullercoates, which is not far from my base in Tyneside. Along with the concertina is a cutting from a local paper with a photo of Martin and a little more information about him.

 

 

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Posted 24 April 2017 - 03:47 PM

The tenor treble is finally ready to see the light of day again.
http://theboxplace.c...uct/aeola23657/

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Posted 24 April 2017 - 04:12 PM

A quick Google shows this :– https://hungerfordlo...on-entertainer/     with a picture of the miniature.

 

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Posted 24 April 2017 - 04:50 PM

I've added a permanent page to my website with the information I've found about Martin Henderson


Edited by Theo, 01 May 2017 - 04:58 AM.





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