Monsieur Guibert in Paris - between the 1830's and late 19th Century

from Life and letters of Sir Charles Hallé; being an autobiography (1819-1860), pages 41-42:

During this time of labour I was visited one day, only a few months after my arrival, by a gentleman, Monsieur Guibert, a rich ' agent-de-change,' who had heard of me, and made me the following proposal. He had two sons, ten and twelve years of age, was extremely fond of music, his wife and only brother equally so, and he wished to form the taste of his boys and make them thoroughly acquainted with the best compositions, for which purpose he asked me to devote one evening every week to himself and his family, and play for them whatever I liked and as much as I liked. It reminded me of the …   more >>
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Halle, and Marie Hallé and Charles E Halle (ed.), Life and letters of Sir Charles Hallé; being an autobiography (1819-1860) (London, 1896), p. 41-42. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1427218053266 accessed: 25 November, 2017

location of experience: Paris

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Experience Information

Date/Time between the 1830's and late 19th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in private, in the company of others

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Tue, 24 Mar 2015 17:27:33 +0000
Approved on Sat, 17 Oct 2015 19:43:36 +0100