Community History Collection
Speaker: Salwan, Inder, 1931 - 0, Interviewee, Male, Teacher
Speaker: Vadnerkar, S, Interviewer, Female
Summary of interview item: Outlines journey from being headmaster in India, leaving for Leicester in 1964 to see world, teaching, but qualifications not accepted in UK so had number of jobs such as factory work until got post in London. Outlines interest in music, lack of choice in early social life in England, playing harmonium and singing. Mentions growing awareness of dance, differences with India, difficulty in extending oneself artistically in Leicester, lack of finance. Talks about the Hindu Religious Studies Group's activities and events.
Place of birth: India
Marital Status: , Children:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1970s, 1980s, 1990s
Recording Date: 10/1/1996
Playing time: 45 mins
Access Restrictions: Restricted Item Copyright: CHCL
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