Book: Charles MacPherson «The Butler Speaks»

The Butler Speaks

Widely considered a world expert in butlering, Charles MacPherson lays out the essentials of household management in this wonderfully illustrated style, entertainment and etiquette guide. For anyone who rents or owns - be it a small urban condo or a lavish country estate - The Butler Speaks has everything you need to simplify, organize and care for your home. Charles the Butler believes that entertaining guests and managing your home should be easy, unstuffy and stress-free. In this comprehensive volume, Charles shares modern etiquette and style tips, all geared to making you more comfortable in social situations within the home and beyond it. He covers a wide range of topics, from cooking and cleaning to manners and menus. You will learn how to properly present a business card, make polite dinner conversation, create a perfect cheese plate, set a table and pull off a flawless party - all with the flair, charm and unpretentious grace of a butler. And for fans of Downton Abbey and...

Издательство: "Appetite by Random House" (2013)

Формат: 190x235, 272 стр.

ISBN: 9780449015919, 978-0-449-015919

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Charles Macpherson

Charles Macpherson FRAM (1870–1927) was a Scottish organist, who served at St Paul's Cathedral[1]. He was born in Edinburgh on 10 May 1870. His father was Burgh Architect. At the age of nine he became a chorister at St. Paul's Cathedral, later studying music at the Royal Academy of Music. He was organist at St Clement Eastcheap between 1887 and 1890, before returning to St Paul's as assistant organist between 1895 and 1916, being made organist in 1916, a position he held until his death.[2] He married Sophia Menella Newbolt, the youngest daughter of Canon Newbolt in 1910.

He was Professor of Composition at the Royal Academy of Music and was elected a Fellow. He was President of the Royal College of Organists from 1920 to 1922. Two hymns by Macpherson were included in Hymns Ancient and Modern in 1916 Exsurgat Deus, and Stonypath. He died suddenly on 28 May 1927[3]

References

  1. ^ The Succession of Organists. Watkins Shaw.
  2. ^ The mirror of music, 1844-1944. Percy Alfred Scholes
  3. ^ The Musical Times. 1 July 1927. p.655
Cultural offices
Preceded by
George Clement Martin
Organist and Master of the Choristers of St Paul's Cathedral
1916-1927
Succeeded by
Stanley Marchant

Источник: Charles Macpherson

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