Michael Kelly in Sicily - late 18th Century

from Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, pages 78-79:

Aprile had the goodness to appropriate a comfortable apartment in his house to my use, and I determined to make the best of my time, and the favourable opportunities which presented themselves. I studied between five and six hours every day, with the greatest assiduity ; my voice fell gradually into a tenor, and in a short time I could execute several songs which had been composed for [t]wo celebrated tenors of that day, Ansani and David. I delivered the letters of introduction which I brought from Naples, and was generally well re-ceived by those to whom I delivered them, particularly by …   more >>

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Michael Kelly, Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, volume 1 (London, 1826), p. 78-79. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1428142329788 accessed: 24 September, 2021

location of experience: Sicily

Listeners

Michael Kelly
theatre manager, Composer, Singing
1762-1826

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Song performed by Michael Kelly

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Sat, 04 Apr 2015 11:12:09 +0100
Approved on Sun, 03 Jan 2016 13:35:50 +0000