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521, CH/034/0151
Community History Collection

Speaker: Varu, Ramnik, 1945 - 0, Interviewee, Male, Teacher, Leicestershire School of Music
Speaker: Vadnerkar, S, Interviewer, Female

Summary of interview item: Briefly describes leaving Uganda, 1970, due to Africanisation, receiving invitation from former student to come to Leicester. Recalls there being little South Asian dance & music in Leicester. Describes love of music in family, becoming a teacher of music, getting job at Charles Keene College. Explains problems of peripatetic teaching in Leicestershire, special requirements of classical music. Recounts development of music in Leicester, start of Shruti Arts.
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Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1970s, 1980s, 1990s
Language: English

Recording Date: 17/1/1996
Playing time: 25 min
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: CHCL
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: Yes
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