Michael Kelly et al. in Beauvais - the 1810's

from Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, pages 289-290:

At Montreuil, we went to the hotel kept by the two Brothers with enormous Cocked Hats...I would advise those who are fond of good-living, and particularly of woodcock-pies, to dine at Montreuil, the younger Cocked Hat is esteemed a perfect cordon bleu in cookery. We slept at Abbeville, at the Hotel de l'Europe, an excellent house. We took luncheon at Beauvais, where it was market-day; and the street, in which our inn was situated, was crowded with market-people, listening to a French ballad-singer, roaring away on the steps of the coffee-house, opposite to our …   more >>

cite as

Michael Kelly, Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, volume 2 (London, 1826), p. 289-290. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1438690627657 accessed: 6 April, 2020

location of experience: Beauvais

Listeners

Michael Kelly
theatre manager, Composer, Singing
1762-1826

Listening to

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Ballades performed by Michael Kelly, French ballad-singer

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1810's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Tue, 04 Aug 2015 13:17:07 +0100
Approved on Tue, 05 Jan 2016 14:14:21 +0000