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A rare moment for Uncle Eddie

Click on photos to Enlarge London 1934. Edward Cahill seated in the front row on the left of Princess Alice at a private Mayfair piano recital at the home of the Dowager Lady Swaythling                                                  Edward Cahill (1885-1975) at the piano in London at the Queen's Hall 1935 He was featured in the Prologue of my literary travel book on Poland. I have promoted the Polish edition of my book at a number of venues around Poland since I returned from South Africa. In Lodz, Krakow and at the Warsaw International Book Fair. The most remarkable event however was on June 1 at the Chopin Institute in Tamka Street Warsaw in the Conference Room of the New Museum building. I was to formally present the surviving private recordings of Edward Cahill, my great-uncle and the brilliant but forgotten Australian concert pianist.

Researches into Edward Cahill in Cape Town

Click on Photos to Enlarge Leica D-Lux 4 Children of all colours happily racing on the Strand at Somerset West, Cape Town                       Vineyards near Franschhoek                                                                                                                         On the road towards the village of Greyton                                                                                                           Klein Genot   luxury guesthouse,    Franschhoek                                                                                                                                Klein Genot  Vineyard                                                                                            My informant Elizabeth B-A reading the H.V. Morton monograph on Uncle Eddie               Town Hall, Somerset West, Cape Town where Edward Cahill gave many recitals for the white, coloured and black communiti