John Marsh in Greenwich - the 1760's

from journal entry, page 33:

... my father once introduc'd me to a concert (the first I ever was at) in the Council Room at Greenwich Hospital, which was occasion'd by the remarkable family of the Sharps in London, of whom there were seven brothers, all musical who one fine day coming down the river in a barge with Mr May, the celebrated violin player of the time were induced to stay & give a concert there, assisted by old Mr Galabin on the violoncello, a Frenchman, husband of a Dutch lady who kept the English boarding school... & such other 2 or 3 performers as could be procur'd at so short notice in Greenwich... I dont …   more >>
cite as

John Marsh, journal entry. In John Marsh, and Brian Robins (ed.), journal entry, volume - (Stuyvesant, New York, 1998), p. 33. accessed: 24 November, 2017

location of experience: Greenwich


John Marsh
Gentleman, Writer, Music criticism, Composer […]

Listening to

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God Save the King
written by Baron von Bunsen, Gerhard
performed by Richard Hay

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1760's
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in the company of others, in public

Originally submitted by iepearson on Wed, 12 Mar 2014 18:27:04 +0000