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Only Connect - George Shaw <> Harriet Cohen

How are these sitters connected?

George Bernard Shaw
by Bernard Partridge
circa 1925
NPG 4228

Harriet Cohen
by Clara Klinghoffer
1925
NPG 5736

The connection
George Bernard Shaw, a keen amateur pianist, managed to convince Harriet Cohen to play duets with him, on at least one occasion.

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