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By Mary Willan Mason

the writer grew up in North Toronto within the Nineteen Twenties and Nineteen Thirties, daughter of composer Healey Willan and pianist eleven Gladys ('Nell') corridor. She depicts her mom and dad' marriage, accomplishments, and musical collaboration, their energetic loved ones, and occasions and personalities in Toronto. We see, for instance, Mary lightly humouring Francis Poulenc at tea, Mary and her mom operating with Dora Mavor Moore, and her father and 'Uncle Leo' Stokowski checking out acoustics at Varsity Arena.

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