Hugh Reginald Haweis in London - the 1840's

from My Musical Life, pages 22-3:

About this time I received a decided impulse from hearing a little girl, aged six, play on the violin exquisitely, and, as it seemed to me, prodigiously. There were three sisters, named TURNER; the eldest was only fifteen : two played the harp, and the youngest, a pretty child of six, played the violin. She had one of those miniature instruments I believe a real Cremona which can …   more >>

cite as

Hugh Reginald Haweis, My Musical Life (London, 1898), p. 22-3. accessed: 24 June, 2024

location of experience: London


Hugh Reginald Haweis
Cleric, Writer

Listening to

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Airs from La Sonnambula
written by Vincenzo Bellini

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1840's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by sp327 on Thu, 23 Jul 2015 10:35:29 +0100
Approved on Mon, 25 Apr 2016 14:41:09 +0100