Concert audience in Leghorn, Italy - 1808

from My Musical Life, page 350:

In 1808 he obtained from the GRAND DUCHESS leave to travel. His fame had preceded him. Leghorn, where seven years before he had forfeited his famous Stradivarius and won a Guarnerius, received him with open arms, although his appearance was marked by an amusing contretemps. He came on to the stage limping, having run a nail into his heel. …   more >>

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Hugh Reginald Haweis, My Musical Life (London, 1898), p. 350. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1437823433827 accessed: 6 July, 2022

location of experience: Leghorn, Italy

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performance of 'unspecified' performed by Paganini

Experience Information

Date/Time 1808
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Sat, 25 Jul 2015 12:23:54 +0100
Approved on Mon, 25 Apr 2016 14:15:27 +0100