1907 August Footnotes

[1] Aida is an opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi to an Italian libretto by Antonio Ghislanzoni.

[2] Charles Manners (1857 – 1935) was a British bass singer and opera company manager. In 1898, he and his wife, the singer Fanny Moody, set up their own company, dedicated to presenting opera in English – the Moody Manners Company.

[3] Sir Victor Alexander Haden Horsley FRS FRCS (1857 – 1916) was an accomplished scientist and professor.  He was first to remove a spinal tumour (1887). He also made valuable studies of thyroid activity, rabies prevention, and the functions of localized areas of the brain.

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