John Evelyn in Deptford - 23 September, 1680

from Diary of John Evelyn, 23 September 1680, page 239:

[September] 23 Came to my house some German strangers, & Signor Pietro a famous Musitian, who had ben long in Sweden in Queene Christinas Court: he sung admirably to a Guitarr & has a perfect good tenor & base &c: & had set to Italian composure, many of Abraham Cowleys Pieces which shew'd extreamely well:
cite as

John Evelyn, Diary of John Evelyn, 23 September 1680. In De la Bédoyère, Guy (ed.), The Diary of John Evelyn (Woodbridge, 1995), p. 239. accessed: 25 May, 2022

location of experience: Deptford


John Evelyn
Diarist, Writer

Listening to

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Settings of Abraham Cowley's pieces
written by Signor Pietro, Abraham Cowley
performed by Signor Pietro

Experience Information

Date/Time 23 September, 1680
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Tue, 19 Aug 2014 23:22:13 +0100