Michael Kelly et al. - late 18th Century

from Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, pages 72-73:

But to return to myself. It is really curious to observe upon what trifling circumstances the greatest and most important events of our lives depend. I was walking one evening, with my friend Blake, through the Strada di Toledo ; and when passing some billiard-rooms, he recollected that he was likely to find a person in them whom he wished to see. We went up stairs, and in the room found the famous soprano singer, Signer Giuseppe Aprile, who was allowed to be the greatest singer and musician of the day. He was called by the Italians, and indeed every where, " II padre di tutti i cantanti," …   more >>
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Michael Kelly, Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, volume 1 (London, 1826), p. 72-73. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1428140331627 accessed: 27 January, 2021

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Michael Kelly
theatre manager, Composer, Singing
1762-1826
Giuseppe Aprile
Singing

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Date/Time late 18th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Sat, 04 Apr 2015 10:38:52 +0100
Approved on Sun, 03 Jan 2016 13:32:09 +0000