Georgina Ganz in London - 1 June, 1911

from Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life, pages 341-4:

I cannot conclude my Reminiscences without giving an account of the wonderful concert which Madame Patti so generously gave for my benefit on Thursday, June 1st, 1911. Some weeks previously Madame Patti asked my daughter Georgina to call on her, when she told her how concerned she was about my accident, which had quite incapacitated me from following my profession, and said that she intended that I should have a benefit concert, at which she would sing for me, in spite of the fact that she had already retired into private life. Soon after she called, with Baron Rolf Ceder- strom, to see me,…   more >>

cite as

Wilhelm Ganz, Memories of a Musician: Reminiscences of Seventy years of Musical Life. In Internet Archive (London, 1913), p. 341-4. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1436522398418 accessed: 3 February, 2023

location of experience: London

Listeners

Listening to

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'Pur dicesti'
written by Antonio Lotti
performed by Adelina Patti
'Serenata'
written by Sir Paolo Tosti
performed by Adelina Patti
'Voi che sapete' from The Marriage of Figaro
written by Mozart
performed by Adelina Patti
Home, sweet home
written by Sir Henry Rowley Bishop, John Howard Payne
performed by Adelina Patti

Experience Information

Date/Time 1 June, 1911
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Fri, 10 Jul 2015 10:59:59 +0100
Approved on Mon, 30 Nov 2015 15:16:49 +0000