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Royal Manchester College Of Music (RMCM)

Many distinguished visitors to the College were invited to sign the visitors' book (it is not known by whom the book was kept). Most visitors signed their names, but others included messages, drawings and musical sketches to commemorate the occasion on which they visited. Signatures include: f.1 C.V. Stanford, W.H. Houldsworth, Alex Guilmant, Clara Butt, Dora Bright, Lady Hallé, Joachim. f.2 Hans Richter, Willy Hess, Paderewski, Lady Hallé, Joachim. f.3 Siloti, Becker, Bispham, Busoni. f.4 Edward & Nina Grieg, Siloti, Lamond, Popper, Cowen. f.5 Sinding, Joachim, Kruse, Wirth, Hausmann. f.6 the Bohemian String Quartet f.7 Max Mayer, Busoni, Marie Soldat, Heap. f.8 Hans Richter, the O'Neills, Richard Mühlfeld. f.9 Willy Hess, Ysaÿe, Richter, Siloti, Busoni, Helen Lemmens-Sherrington. f.10 Dohnáčnyi, Parratt, Backhaus f.11 Harry Plunket Greene, Friedheim, Schieder, Busoni, Eugenie Schumann f.12 Richard Strauss, Egon Petri, Mischa Elman, Theodor Spiering, Hjalmar Arlberg f.13 Borwick, Blower, Wichtl, de Jong, Elman, Hess, Bantock f.14 Siloti, Grainger, Hess, Fanny Davies, Gibson f.15 Blower, Fideman, Siloti, Casals, Hedmondt f.16 Johanne Stockmarr, Busoni, Bonnet f.17 Bairstow, Gibson, Fanny Davies, Johanne Stockmarr, Dawson, Evelyn Fletcher-Copp f.18 Arbós, Hess, Broughton f.19 Petri, Arbós, Johanne Stockmarr f.20 Balling, Walker, Wessely f.21 Tina Lerner, Irene Scharrer, Karin Elin Dayas [daughter of Dayas?], Dawson f.22 Siloti, Hast, Beecham, Delius, Radford f.23 Susanne de Mornay, Gibson, Radford, Harty, Cammaerts, Sapellnikoff f.24 Mullings, Edna Thornton, Radford, Harty, Nicholson f.25 Maaskoff, Coward, Dawson, Austin f.26 W.H. Goss-Custard, Radford, Siloti f.27 Bantock, Ireland, W.H. Goss-Custard f.28 Ellingford, Bainton f.29 Backhaus, Maaskoff, Bainton, Radford, Stamp f.30 Hallis, Radford, Dawson f.31 Atkins, Allin, Waller f.32 Backhaus, Hadow, Waller, Harty, Henschel f.33 Dawson, Petri, Dent, Withers f.34 Jan & Mark Hambourg, Agnes Nicholls Harty, Malko f.35 Wood, John & Evelyn Barbirolli, Eric & Rowena Fenby f.36 ?Reiner, Juliette Alvin, Ruth Railton, Bullock, Weldon. f.36v John & Brenda Ogdon, Fournier, Cummings f.37 Kennedy, McDonald, Elizabeth Angel f.37v Brymer, Gilbert, Brown, Parry, Douglas f.38 Hanna-Marie Weydahl, Ida Carroll f.38v Flavyi Sokolov [director of Leningrad conservatoire] f.39 Kempff, Bennett, Jones, Jowitt, Bell, McCabe f.40 Eva Turner, Waiman f.40v Kennedy, Walton (with printed invitation to attend ceremony of admission)

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