Lady Clementina Villiers et al. in Apethorpe Hall - January, 1857

from Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life, page 217:

While we were talking, the Earl of Westmorland came up and spoke to me. Lord Cardigan said, "Ah, vous connaissez Monsieur Ganz?" "Mais oui, et ses parents. Ses oncles etaient mes premiers violon et violoncelle a Berlin." Lord Westmorland, who had been English Minister in Berlin, was one of the most distin- guished musical amateurs of the time. He composed operas and cantatas, and founded our Royal Academy of Music. His grand-daughter, the present Lady Londesborough, was a pupil of mine. As he was going away Lord Westmorland said, "I live only five miles from here, and would be very happy to…   more >>

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Wilhelm Ganz, Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life. In Internet Archive (London, 1913), p. 217. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1436433150618 accessed: 3 February, 2023

location of experience: Apethorpe Hall

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Valses
written by Chopin
performed by Lady Clementina Villiers

Experience Information

Date/Time January, 1857
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by sp327 on Thu, 09 Jul 2015 10:12:30 +0100
Approved on Wed, 18 Nov 2015 15:22:22 +0000