William Gardiner in Leicester

from Music and Friends: Or, Pleasant Recollections of a Dilettante, pages 641-2:

Miss Greatorex [organist of St. Martin's, Leicester] for many years, had an annual concert, which was well attended. Her chief patron was Mr. Hudson, of Wanlip, afterwards Sir Charles Hudson. Upon these occasions her brother came from town, and brought with him Mr. and Mrs. Harrison and Bartleman, who were hospitably entertained at Wanlip. It was always at the autumnal assize, and, as the judges usually dined with Sir Charles, on their way to Leicester, after opening the commission, I have known them to honour the baronet by attending the concert in the evening, as I have had occasion to …   more >>

cite as

William Gardiner, Music and Friends: Or, Pleasant Recollections of a Dilettante, volume 2 (London, January, 1838), p. 641-2. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1434794510519 accessed: 23 October, 2021

location of experience: Leicester


William Gardiner
Composer, Hosier

Experience Information

Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Sat, 20 Jun 2015 11:01:50 +0100
Approved on Tue, 03 Oct 2017 16:04:24 +0100