Hugh Reginald Haweis in Willis's Rooms, London - 1849

from My Musical Life, pages 24-6:

At each concert some bright particular star appeared as a soloist. I remember a fair-haired girl fragile and apparently with no physique to commend attention on a grand pianoforte in a large room. She came in a light blue muslin dress; sat down hurriedly, and tossed her curls back, looking straight up at the ceiling, whilst her fingers ran quickly in a slight prelude over the …   more >>

cite as

Hugh Reginald Haweis, My Musical Life (London, 1898), p. 24-6. accessed: 21 March, 2023

location of experience: Willis's Rooms, London


Hugh Reginald Haweis
Cleric, Writer

Listening to

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written by Chopin
performed by Wilhelmine Clauss

Experience Information

Date/Time 1849
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Thu, 23 Jul 2015 10:46:42 +0100
Approved on Mon, 25 Apr 2016 14:40:32 +0100