William Gardiner et al. - the 1820's

from Music and Friends: Or, Pleasant Recollections of a Dilettante, pages 725-6:

I was present when this extraordinary being [Mme Malibran] was introduced to Rossini, as a girl of fourteen, by her father Garcia. Having sang a cavatina, the grand maestro said, " Practice, Mademoiselle, and you must inevitably rise to the highest point of your profession... 

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William Gardiner, Music and Friends: Or, Pleasant Recollections of a Dilettante, volume 2 (London, January, 1838), p. 725-6. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1435441493640 accessed: 2 December, 2022

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William Gardiner
Composer, Hosier
1770-1853
Rossini
Composer
1792-1868

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cavatina performed by Maria Malibran

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1820's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Sat, 27 Jun 2015 22:44:53 +0100
Approved on Tue, 25 Aug 2015 12:33:24 +0100