Louis Spohr in Hamburg - May, 1802

from Louis Spohr's Autobiography, page 18:

[Quoted by the author from his diary:] “Fräulein Grund had also attained great proficiency in music, and enchanted us so much yesterday evening by her singing, that Herr Eck proposed to her to sing at his Concert, which she also promised to do. My neighbour at dinner, informed me that her father maintained his family by giving Instruction in Music, and spent a great deal upon the education of his children. In this, his eldest daughter assisted him greatly; since she not only instructed her brothers and sisters in music and languages, but also earned a considerable sum by giving lessons …   more >>
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Louis Spohr, and Frederick Freedman and Longman Roberts & Green London 1865 (ed.), Louis Spohr's Autobiography, volume 1 (1969), p. 18. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1409517436454 accessed: 28 January, 2022

location of experience: Hamburg

Listeners

Louis Spohr
Concertmaster, Violinist, Composer, Conducting
1784-1859

Listening to

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Singing in a domestic setting performed by Fräulein Grund

Experience Information

Date/Time May, 1802
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Sun, 31 Aug 2014 21:37:16 +0100
Approved on Tue, 23 Feb 2016 13:44:38 +0000