Wilhelm Ganz in Swansea - the 1880's

from Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life, pages 197-8:

She first invited me to her beautiful castle in South Wales, called Craig-y-nos (the Black Mountain or Mountain of the Night), to assist at a charity concert, which she gave for the Swansea Hospital in the eighties. The distance from her home was about twenty miles by rail, and all along the embankments crowds of miners stood with their wives and children, watching the train go by, and cheering her and waving their caps and handkerchiefs as she passed along. On her arrival at Swansea she was re- ceived by the Mayor and some members of the corporation, and a company of the local volun- teers…   more >>

cite as

Wilhelm Ganz, Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life. In Internet Archive (London, 1913), p. 197-8. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1436423891936 accessed: 26 April, 2019

location of experience: Swansea

Listeners

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

Listening to

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Home, sweet home
written by Sir Henry Rowley Bishop, John Howard Payne
performed by Adelina Patti

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1880's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Thu, 09 Jul 2015 07:38:12 +0100
Approved on Wed, 18 Nov 2015 15:19:04 +0000