Charles Burney - April, 1764

from Letter from Charles Burney to Mrs Allen, 20th April 1764, pages 39-40:

I must just tell you that I have lately been so happy as to renew an old Acquaintance with the Charming Poet Mr Mason. He has been at my House to Tea & to hear Hetty &c - he is I must tell you nearly as good a Musician & Painter as Poet - plays very well the Harp & knows the thing thoroughly - but what pleases me most of all is his Manner of Man - he is innocently chearful...
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Letter from Charles Burney to Mrs Allen, 20th April 1764. In Charles Burney, and Alvaro Ribeiro (ed.), The letters of Dr Charles Burney, volume 1 (Oxford, 1991), p. 39-40. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1410346763518 accessed: 9 December, 2022

Listeners

Charles Burney
musicologist, Musician, Writer
1726-1814

Experience Information

Date/Time April, 1764
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Charlotte on Wed, 10 Sep 2014 11:59:23 +0100