Giuseppe Aprile in Sicily - late 18th Century

from Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, page 91:

I was detained in prison for three days, and was only liberated through great interest. I returned to my master, who received me with his usual kindness, and applauded my spirit for not receiving a blow without returning it. The termination of his engagement approached, when he proposed returning to Naples. He called me to him one morning, and after hearing me sing half a dozen songs, in which he had taken great pains in my instruction, said, " The time of our separation is approaching ; your talent will now procure you an engagement in any theatre in Europe. I have written to Campigli, the…   more >>

cite as

Michael Kelly, Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, volume 1 (London, 1826), p. 91. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1428143866274 accessed: 9 December, 2022

location of experience: Sicily

Listeners

Giuseppe Aprile
Singing

Listening to

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Songs performed by Michael Kelly

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Sat, 04 Apr 2015 11:37:46 +0100
Approved on Sun, 03 Jan 2016 13:39:11 +0000