Music: London

One of the strangest of song recitals was given here the other day. The soloist was a recently released convict who was billed with no further name than his prison number —562. He sang half a dozen songs in a magnificent tenor. One of these, dedicated to his wife, was a' member of a group of 150 compositions that he wrote in prison.

No. 562 was at one time a well known opera tenor. He committed a crime, the nature of which is not revealed, and was sentenced to three years of imprisonment. To...

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