Joseph Conrad et al. in Glasgow - 27 September, 1898

from Letter from Joseph Conrad to Edward Garnett 29 September 1898, page 95:

'[...] and Paderewski's playing (in the phonograph) [...].
cite as

Joseph Conrad, Letter from Joseph Conrad to Edward Garnett 29 September 1898. In Laurence Davies, Frederick R. Karl, Owen Knowles, Gene M. Moore and J. H. Stape (ed.), The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad vol 2 1898-1902, p. 95. accessed: 12 June, 2024

location of experience: Glasgow


Joseph Conrad
Master mariner and writer
Physician and radiologist
Neil Munro
Writer critic
Robert Bontine Cunninghame Graham
Writer Politician, journalist, traveller

Listening to

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Piano music played by Paderewski performed by Ignace Jan Paderewski

Experience Information

Date/Time 27 September, 1898
Medium playback
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors


As well as possesing one of the first diagnostic X ray machines, Dr John McIntyre owned a gramophone, and the assembled group of friends spent the evening discussing art and literature and listening to recorded music. Conrad was later to have contact with Paderewski about Polish political issues.

Originally submitted by Helen Chambers on Sat, 14 Dec 2013 14:04:20 +0000