Berliner Lautarchiv British & Commonwealth recordings

Cruden Bay, Aberdeenshire

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:02:57

  • Cultures

    English

  • Shelf mark

    C1315/1/382

  • Recording date

    1916-03-20

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Berliner Lautarchiv British & Commonwealth Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Dyrotz, Germany

  • Producers

    Berliner Phonographische Kommission

  • Recordist

    Doegen, Wilhelm (male, recordist), Brandl, Alois (male, Professor of English)

  • Speakers

    Hay, John, b.1890 (male, athlete)

  • Description

    Speaker's note: Aged 26 years from Cruden Bay, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Born 16 February 1890 at Cruden Bay. Educated at an elementary school in Aberdeen. A soldier in England since the age of 16. Both parents from Cruden. His mother tongue is Scottish, views his learning of English as an 'additional language'. Additional languages: 'a little French'. Religion: Protestant. Occupation: athlete. Item note: John reads the Parable of the Prodigal Son (taken from Luke chapter XV, verse 11-32). This recording does not contain the whole text.

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