Wilhelm Ganz in London - in the beginning of the 1900's

from Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life, page 302:

Not long ago a lady came to me to hear her voice. When she entered my study I could not help noticing her appearance ; she was short and stout, and not at all prepossessing in any way. That would not have mattered if her voice had been good, or she had sung well. I heard her sing a few ballads, which she sang wretchedly. She said she was forty-two, and that she wanted to enter the musical profession. She added that she had been for four years under a master, who had told her she could easily earn four pounds a day by concert singing. I at once disillusioned her and told…   more >>
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Wilhelm Ganz, Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life. In Internet Archive (London, 1913), p. 302. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1436457697600 accessed: 19 April, 2019

location of experience: London

Listeners

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

Listening to

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Unspecified ballads performed by Unnamed female singer

Experience Information

Date/Time in the beginning of the 1900's
Medium live
Listening Environment in private, indoors, solitary

Originally submitted by sp327 on Thu, 09 Jul 2015 17:01:37 +0100
Approved on Mon, 30 Nov 2015 15:00:58 +0000