Palais de Dance
The trumpeter in this group is Tom
© Reproduced with
acknowledgement to Vicki
Reilly, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Photographer not known
trumpeter in this photo is the Australian, Tom Bollen. His orchestra
played at the
Palais de Danse Edinburgh in 1935-37.
was sent to me by Tom's daughter, Vicki Reilly who wrote:
"Tom Bollen was born in
Broken Hill, NSW, Australia. He passed away on May 24, 1961 and is
golden trumpet that he was awarded for winning the World Championships is
buried with him."
Vicki Reilly, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia: October 8 + 17, 2010
also, to Murray Bollen for sending me an email
from Australia on May 26, 2012, confirming that the trumpeter in this
photo is his father (Thomas Albert) Tom Bollen.