Michael Kelly in Drury Lane - 23 May, 1805

from Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, pages 205-206:

A musical entertainment, written by Mr. Dimond for mv benefit, was produced on 
the 23rd May, 1805, entitled "Youth, Love, and Folly." I composed the whole of
the music. It combined the talents of Elliston, Dowton, Mrs. Bland, and Mrs.
Mountain ; and I had an excellent part in it. Miss Decamp acted a Jockey with
such vivacity, dressed it, and looked it, so completely, that she might have
passed as having been brought up at Newmarket. The versatility of this lady's
talent was very great ; as was, to my knowledge, her zeal for her employers, and …   more >>
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Michael Kelly, Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, volume 2 (London, 1826), p. 205-206. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1437307585526 accessed: 15 July, 2024

location of experience: Drury Lane


Michael Kelly
theatre manager, Composer, Singing

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Youth, Love, and Folly performed by Michael Kelly, Dowton, Elliston, Mrs Bland, Mrs Mountain

Experience Information

Date/Time 23 May, 1805
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Sun, 19 Jul 2015 13:06:25 +0100
Approved on Tue, 05 Jan 2016 11:02:09 +0000