Michael Kelly in Edinburgh - 1794

from Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, page 66:

During our stay in Edinburgh, we brought very good houses, and had two excellent benefits. My late friend Perry, proprietor of the Morning Chronicle, gave me several letters to his literary friends and others ; among whom was Mr. Gillies, now Lord Gillies, whose brother is a merchant in London, and who shewed me many attentions. I had the honour also to be particularly noticed by his Grace the Duke of Queensberry, who was at Edinburgh for Leith Races. It was a novel sight to me, to see from the sands, horses at full speed, and ships in full sail, at no great distance from each other ; and …   more >>

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Michael Kelly, Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, volume 2 (London, 1826), p. 66. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1436126680550 accessed: 27 January, 2021

location of experience: Edinburgh

Listeners

Michael Kelly
theatre manager, Composer, Singing
1762-1826

Listening to

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Benefit Concerts performed by Michael Kelly, Mrs Crouch

Experience Information

Date/Time 1794
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Sun, 05 Jul 2015 21:04:40 +0100
Approved on Mon, 04 Jan 2016 19:11:13 +0000