Samuel Pepys in Westminster - 27 July, 1661

from Diary of Samuel Pepys, 27 July 1661, page 147:

After dinner Mr. Townsend was called upon by Capt. Cooke; so we three went to a taverne hard by and there he did give us a song or two; and without a doubt, he hath the best manner of singing in the world.
cite as

Samuel Pepys, Diary of Samuel Pepys, 27 July 1661. In Robert Latham (ed.), The Diary of Samuel Pepys: A Selection (London, 2003), p. 147. accessed: 1 December, 2023

location of experience: Westminster


Samuel Pepys
Member of Parliament, Diarist, Naval officer

Listening to

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17th-century song performed by Captain Cooke

Experience Information

Date/Time 27 July, 1661
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Tue, 05 Aug 2014 15:23:46 +0100