Frances Burney in Brighton - 8 October, 1779, in the morning
from Letter from Frances Burney to Susanna Burney, 12 October 1779, pages 135-136:
The next morning [8 October] we had the Company of 2 young Ladies at breakfast, - the S.S. and a Miss Birch, - a little girl but 10 years old...
This Miss Birch is a Niece of the charming Mrs Playdel - and so like her, that I should have take her for her Daughter...
Her Voice is really charming, - infinitely the most powerful as well as sweet I ever heard at her Age, - were she well and constantly taught, she might, I should think, do any thing; - for 2 or 3 Italian songs which she learnt out of only 5 months teaching by Parsons she sung like a little angel, with … more >>
Frances Burney, Letter from Frances Burney to Susanna Burney, 12 October 1779. In Peter Sabor and Lars E. Troide (ed.), Frances Burney Journals and Letters (Oxford, 2001), p. 135-136. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1433932981760 accessed: 3 December, 2023
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|Italian songs||performed by Miss Birch|
|Date/Time||8 October, 1779, in the morning|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, in private, indoors|