Adolph Ganz in Mainz - the 1800's

from Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life, pages 104-5:

Apropos of Paganini, my father told me, when he conducted Paganini's concert at Mainz, which was given at the theatre there, he invited my father to dinner before the concert. At dinner he drank too much champagne, and after almost every piece he played he had to retire behind the scenes and be violently ill how he could have played under the circumstances, feeling so uncomfortable, is a marvel to me, as it was also to my father, who always spoke of him with the highest praise and admiration.

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Wilhelm Ganz, Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life. In Internet Archive (London, 1913), p. 104-5. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1436194630719 accessed: 29 July, 2021

location of experience: Mainz

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Unspecified violin music performed by Paganini

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1800's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Mon, 06 Jul 2015 15:57:10 +0100
Approved on Wed, 18 Nov 2015 13:43:13 +0000