Samuel Pepys in London - 2 January, 1666

from Diary of Samuel Pepys, 2 January 1666, page 567:

... I to my Lord Bruncker's; and there find Sir J. Mennes and all his company, and Mr. Boreman and Mrs. Turner, but above all, my dear Mrs. Knipp, with whom I sang; and in perfect pleasure I was to hear her sing, and especially her little Scotch song of "Barbary Allen".
cite as

Samuel Pepys, Diary of Samuel Pepys, 2 January 1666. In Robert Latham and William Matthews (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys : a selection (London, 2003), p. 567. accessed: 22 April, 2024

location of experience: London


Samuel Pepys
Member of Parliament, Diarist, Naval officer

Listening to

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Barbary Allen performed by Mrs. Elizabeth Knipp

Experience Information

Date/Time 2 January, 1666
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Wed, 13 Aug 2014 12:25:01 +0100