Concert audience in Lucca - 1798

from My Musical Life, page 344:

In 1798 he escaped, with his father's tardy consent, to Lucca, where a musical festival in honour of St. Martin was going on. He there gave frequent concerts, and was everywhere .met with applause, and, what was more to the purpose, with money. Surrounded by men of inferior talents, a mere inexperienced boy, without education, without …   more >>

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Hugh Reginald Haweis, My Musical Life (London, 1898), p. 344. accessed: 21 May, 2024

location of experience: Lucca


Listening to

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unspecified performed by Paganini

Experience Information

Date/Time 1798
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Sat, 25 Jul 2015 12:03:14 +0100
Approved on Mon, 25 Apr 2016 14:17:31 +0100