Music and the Leffler name are linked across the generations.
My Dad, Patrick Leffler and my brother Donald Leffler played the bagpipes and my son the guitar amongst the more reknowned multi-instrument playing Leffler musicians.
Attached are a few pages from The Leffler Manuscript published by the British Institute of Organ Studies in 2010.
Bernard’s father William Frederick Leffler was organist and choirmaster in Cape Town late 1800s to early 1900s and Bernard mentions the harp in their Cape Town home. Bernard also comments on how the family home had numerous visitors including travelling entertainers – I like to think he is referring to Lucy Leffler and Henry Harper.
From Richard Harper
Pages from The Leffler Manuscript: