Joseph Conrad et al. in Garrick Theatre - 14 May, 1917

from Letter from Joseph Conrad to J.B.Pinker, 15 May 1917, page 91:

'We saw Faust last night. A very decent performance.'
cite as

Joseph Conrad, Letter from Joseph Conrad to J.B.Pinker, 15 May 1917. In Laurence Davies, Owen Knowles and Frederick R. Karl (ed.), The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Vol 6, 1917-1919, volume 6 (2002), p. 91. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1387032631474 accessed: 20 September, 2017

location of experience: Garrick Theatre

Listeners

Joseph Conrad
Master mariner and writer
1857-1924
Jessie Conrad
housewife
1873-1936

Listening to

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Faust
written by Charles Gounod
performed by Royal Carl Rosa Company

Experience Information

Date/Time 14 May, 1917
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in the company of others, in public

Notes

Soon after this, Conrad began writing his Marseilles-based novel, 'The Arrow of Gold'(1919), which includes several allusions to Gounod's 'Faust'.


Originally submitted by Helen Chambers on Sat, 14 Dec 2013 15:08:23 +0000