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Although Latin was a success, Mitchell did not do well on the Cambridge scholarship examination, for which he sat but failed, and he was rejected. He had chosen the more difficult scholarship examination rather than the regular entrance examination because he hoped to save his family the cost of tuition. Wiseman again intervened and wrote to those responsible for admissions at Jesus College that Mitchell’s examination performance should be ignored since it did not reflect his true ability and accomplishments, especially in mathematics and the physical sciences.
Mr. Wiseman, in addition to being a skilled mathematician and mathematics teacher, with first-class degrees in mathematics and physics from Peterhouse College, Cambridge University,10 was also a first-rate amateur pianist. He provided informal musical education for those boys who were seriously interested in supplementing their musical education. Each Sunday night after the normal bedtime, Peter and six or seven others would go in their pajamas to Wiseman’s room where he would play classical music from his extensive record collection on a mechanical gramophone that one of the boys had to wind up.
He provided informal musical education for those boys who were seriously interested in supplementing their musical education. Each Sunday night after the normal bedtime, Peter and six or seven others would go in their pajamas to Wiseman’s room where he would play classical music from his extensive record collection on a mechanical gramophone that one of the boys had to wind up. Wiseman would then illustrate points about the music on his fine Bechstein piano and do improvisations on key passages.
Schroedinger: Centenary celebration of a polymath by C. W. Kilmister