Michael Kelly in Margate - August, 1790

from Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, pages 334-335:

[Looking] out of my window, who should I see, but my old friend and country- man, Jack Johnstone, who told me he had just returned from the Federation at Paris. I mentioned to him that the day after the girl's benefit my party and myself were going there ; " Egad," said he, " I should like to make one of your party, and go with you." I said, " I should be delighted with your company ; but you tell me, that you are only this day returned from Paris." " That," said he, u makes no difference ; I shall be ready to accompany you at an hour's warning ; and," added he, " if you think that my …   more >>
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Michael Kelly, Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, volume 1 (London, 1826), p. 334-335. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1435312166912 accessed: 21 January, 2021

location of experience: Margate

Listeners

Michael Kelly
theatre manager, Composer, Singing
1762-1826

Listening to

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The Beggar's Opera
written by John Gay, Johann Christoph Pepusch
performed by Jack Johnstone

Experience Information

Date/Time August, 1790
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in public

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Fri, 26 Jun 2015 10:49:27 +0100
Approved on Sun, 03 Jan 2016 23:05:53 +0000