Wilhelm Ganz in Harley Street - March, 1848

from Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life, pages 53-4:

It was at Madame Dulcken's house that all the most distinguished musicians assembled, especially those who left Paris owing to the French Revolution. There I first met and heard M. Kalkbrenner, a German pianist, who had settled in Paris, Mr. Charles Halle, who, as every one knows, became one of the most important musicians in England and settled here, and Mr. Wilhelm Kuhe, who died here in October 1912, after residing in this country for more than sixty years, and celebrating his eighty-eighth birthday the previous December. He became, unfortunately, totally blind, and used to play the …   more >>

cite as

Wilhelm Ganz, Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life. In Internet Archive (London, 1913), p. 53-4. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1436175824478 accessed: 20 June, 2019

location of experience: Harley Street

Listeners

Wilhelm Ganz
Accompanyist, Composer, Conducting, Teacher
1833-1914

Listening to

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Mendelssohn Concerto
written by Felix Mendelssohn
performed by Madame Dulcken

Experience Information

Date/Time March, 1848
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by sp327 on Mon, 06 Jul 2015 10:43:44 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 14:12:07 +0000