David Borrill

Biography

Reaching 50 was major milestone in David Borrill’s life. If he was going to find an outlet for his creativity, then it had to be now. As a passionate lover of classical music, he started singing lessons in 2008 and achieved Grade 4 in 2011. He also began studying music theoryand is currently (November 2011) anxiously awaiting his Grade 5theory exam results!

He is active member in a number of vocal groups in his native Hull and a keen member of East Hull Harriers.

‘Sounds in the silent air’ is his first e-book and combines his love of English music with a long-standing interest in the First World War. In1999 he studied the military career of his great uncle, killed in 1917 during the Third Battle of Ypres.

Engaged to his partner Katharine, David lives in a small cottage in the outskirts of Hull in a village with many family connections.

He hopes to continue his writing career with a short story for
children set in the Second World War, involving a teacher working as a spy, secret missions to Sweden, gun boats and ball-bearings!

Where to find David Borrill online


Books

Sounds in the Silent Air
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,070. Language: British English. Published: February 1, 2012 by The New Curiosity Shop. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Reflections on the impact of the First World War on the creative soul of English music.

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