From the Archive: November 1929

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Marie Hall, seen here with her 1709 Stradivari, speaks exclusively to The Strad following a successful tour of South Africa

For a concert artist there is apparently a fascination of some sort about a South African tour that creates a longing to return for another such visit. Miss Marie Hall fell so completely under this spell that already she has made three concert tours there. She left England at the beginning of last April and did not land back until the very end of July. Besides making the long double journey she managed to fit in nearly fifty concerts, together with many important social functions, being feted on all sides. In a chat with our representative since her return she said:—

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