leodis logo

Leeds City Council

Open archives compliant site

Supported by BIG Lottery Fund

Enrich UK Lottery Fund

Leeds Town Hall, Marie Knight and Humphrey Lyttelton


Subject ID:
2012717_173848
Location:
City Centre
Subject Year:
Copyright:
Terry Cryer
Class number:
LEO 6861
Leeds Town Hall, Marie Knight and Humphrey Lyttelton
Description:
1957. View shows American gospel and R & B singer Marie Knight appearing in a concert at Leeds Town Hall. Marie Knight (1925-2009) was particularly noted for her performances and recordings in collaboration with fellow US gospel singer Sister Rosetta Tharpe. She was in the middle of a tour of Britian as a guest of English jazz musician Humphrey Lyttelton, seen here playing the trumpet in the centre. Photograph courtesy of Terry Cryer.

Corrections:
Corrections are welcomed by the department. Corrections will be verified before appearing on the site - this may take up to 4 weeks. Email corrections
This photograph cannot be purchased due to copyright restrictions.