Hermann Klein in Her Majesty's Theatre - 19 May, 1877

from Thirty Years of Musical Life in London, pages 20-21:

The other representation [of Theresa Tietjens's "Lucrezia Borgia"] (Her Majesty's 
Theatre, May 19, 1877) is fraught with sad memories and undying admiration for a
courageous woman and a true artist. It had been known for some time that Theresa
Tietjens was suffering from cancer; and, after much hesitation, the doctors
decided to perform an operation before the end of May. "Lucrezia" was announced
for the 19th, and among the prima donna's friends it was pretty well understood
that this would be her last appearance before the operation was performed. …   more >>
cite as

Hermann Klein, Thirty Years of Musical Life in London (New York, 1903), p. 20-21. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1438946476983 accessed: 24 May, 2024

location of experience: Her Majesty's Theatre


Hermann Klein
Music Critic, Singing Teacher, Writer

Listening to

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Lucrezia Borgia
written by Gaetano Donizetti
performed by Theresa Tietjens

Experience Information

Date/Time 19 May, 1877
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Fri, 07 Aug 2015 12:21:17 +0100
Approved on Tue, 05 Jan 2016 15:08:40 +0000