Michael Kelly in Dublin - 22 June, 1787

from Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, pages 300-303:

About this time I received the melancholy news of my poor mother's death ; she had died a few weeks before, but the event had not been divulged to me : however, I was anxious to see my father and family, and set off for Dublin, the 8th of June...My father was, of course, delighted to see me, and I equally so to see him ; for the lapse of so many years had made no alteration in my affection for him. I was most happy to see my sister, and my brothers, Joe and Mark ; and on the 22nd made my first appearance in Lionel, to a crowded house my reception was highly gratifying, and the plaudits I …   more >>

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Michael Kelly, Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, volume 1 (London, 1826), p. 300-303. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432138360719 accessed: 28 January, 2021

location of experience: Dublin

Listeners

Michael Kelly
theatre manager, Composer, Singing
1762-1826

Listening to

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Lionel performed by Michael Kelly

Experience Information

Date/Time 22 June, 1787
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in public

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Wed, 20 May 2015 17:12:40 +0100
Approved on Sun, 03 Jan 2016 18:22:05 +0000