Wilhelm Ganz et al. in Wahnfried - August, 1856

from Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life, pages 177-9:

On the next evening a reception was given by Frau Wagner at "Wahnfried," as Wagner's house was called. It was a most interesting soiree. All the principal singers whom Wagner adopted as his children and addressed as " du " were there. They, on their part, venerated and loved him, calling him "Meister." A number of foreign visitors from all parts of the world were also present, among whom were the most celebrated composers and instrumentalists. I had the honour of being invited, with Dr. Henry Wylde and my fellow-townsman, Herr Sigismund Lehmeyer, the pianist. An amateur tenor, M. Robsart, …   more >>

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Wilhelm Ganz, Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life. In Internet Archive (London, 1913), p. 177-9. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1436281897258 accessed: 20 June, 2019

location of experience: Wahnfried

Listeners

Wilhelm Ganz
Accompanyist, Composer, Conducting, Teacher
1833-1914
Richard Wagner
Theatre director, Composer, Conducting
1813-1883

Listening to

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Siegsmund's Liebeslied
written by Richard Wagner
performed by M. Robsart, Wilhelm Ganz

Experience Information

Date/Time August, 1856
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by sp327 on Tue, 07 Jul 2015 16:11:37 +0100
Approved on Wed, 18 Nov 2015 15:03:03 +0000