Samuel Pepys in London - 3 January, 1666

from Diary of Samuel Pepys, 3 January 1666, page 568:

So home, and find all my good company I had bespoke, as Coleman and his wife, and Laneare, Knipp and her surly husband; and good musique we had, and, among other things, Mrs. Coleman sang my words I set of Beauty retire, and I think it is a good song, and they praise it mightily.
cite as

Samuel Pepys, Diary of Samuel Pepys, 3 January 1666. In Robert Latham and William Matthews (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys : a selection (London, 2003), p. 568. accessed: 16 June, 2024

location of experience: London


Samuel Pepys
Member of Parliament, Diarist, Naval officer

Listening to

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Beauty retire
written by Samuel Pepys
performed by Mrs Coleman

Experience Information

Date/Time 3 January, 1666
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Wed, 06 Aug 2014 13:25:27 +0100