Reginald Vincent SOUTHEY 1903-1974
|birth||4 Aug 1903, Islington, London, ENGLAND|
|death||.. Apr 1974, Sydney(?), AUSTRALIA|
|cremation||30 Apr 1974, Sydney, AUSTRALIA|
Recording engineer for Columbia
Early in 1926 Reg. (Reginald) Southey (later Director of EMI (Australia) Ltd.) installed the electrical recording system in the newly acquired Milan Studio. In October 1926 Columbia engineers James Clenshaw and Walter S. Barrell made a series of recordings there. In all, they stayed six weeks and recorded among others Eva Turner and Mariano Stabile.
They were staying at the Diana Hotel, where three HMV engineers were also staying (HMV was recording at the Scala Theatre in Milan).
(source: "I was there - No. 3" by W. S. Barrell in The Gramophone of Nov. 1958, p. 283)
- Acting for the Radio is Hard Work. Artists Tell How It Differs From Playing on The Stage. (in: Radio Call 18 Nov 1937, p. 1)
- I was there - No. 3 by W. S. Barrell (in: The Gramophone of Nov. 1958, p. 283) (online GRAMOPHONE ARCHIVE)
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