Michael Kelly et al. in Strasbourg - 1787

from Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, pages 282-283:

One evening we went to a concert, which was crowded with military men and beautiful women, where I had the pleasure of being introduced to the justly popular composer, Pleyel ; he was engaged as director of the concerts ; he came to the hotel and supped with us, and seemed delighted to hear that we had left his old master Haydn in good health and spirits. In the morning I went with him to the top of the spire of the cathedral, reckoned the highest in Europe ; a foolish fellow, a week before, disappointed and crossed in love, had thrown himself from the top of it, and been dashed to pieces.…   more >>
cite as

Michael Kelly, Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, volume 1 (London, 1826), p. 282-283. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1431614404477 accessed: 21 June, 2024

location of experience: Strasbourg


Michael Kelly
theatre manager, Composer, Singing
Stephen Storace

Listening to

hide composers
Mon bon Andre, mon cher Andre performed by Madame Dugazzon

Experience Information

Date/Time 1787
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Thu, 14 May 2015 15:40:07 +0100
Approved on Sun, 03 Jan 2016 18:00:58 +0000