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Angela Richardson: Recovery cannot come a moment too soon for the performing arts

4 monthes ago   |   By Conservative Home

Angela Richardson is the Conservative MP for Guilford.
The performing arts has had the most profound impact on my life. Music dominated the landscape of my early years with a piano beautifully played by my mother, cornet and trumpet by my father and the sound of his lovely tenor voice.
We gathered, often with extended family around the piano to sing and I would have my afternoon nap as a toddler on a pile of cushions with classical music on the record player. My siblings would cringe as they heard me trying to learn how to sing harmony with the headphones on, the relevant melody silenced...
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