If Music Be the Food of Love

placeholder gifThe stormy romance with the man I was to marry

Agatha Miller was already engaged to another man when she accepted a proposal of marriage from dashing army officer Archie Christie in 1912. It happened at the end of an evening when the couple had attended a Wagnerian concert performed by the Torquay Municipal Orchestra at the Pavilion. After their marriage on Christmas Eve 1914, the couple spent their wedding night at the Grand Hotel, Torquay.

Written by Mike Holgate


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Title Value
Description:  
Written by Mike Holgate
Organisation Torbay Library Services
Website
Contributor   Mike Holgate  
Item  
Identifier ref 946
Creator   Christie, Agatha  
Date   1977  
Format   greyscale news article; 385 mm x 294 mm; photograph; illustration  
Coverage   Devon. Exeter. Bristol. London  
Source   Torbay Library Services  
Subject   Christie. Personal. Working life  
Type   Image  
Publisher   Torbay Library Services  
Rights   Daily Mail  
Keywords autobiography