Hermann Klein in London - between 1870 and 1871

from Thirty Years of Musical Life in London, pages 25-26:

The terrors of the Franco-Prussian war (1870-1871) drove to London large numbers of refugees, many of them celebrities connected with the leading musical and dramatic institutions of Paris...Then it was that I went to Covent Garden and heard for the first time Adelina Patti, Pauline Lucca, Scalchi, Tamberlik, Mario, Bettini, Faure, Cotogni, Tagliafico; or, at Her Majesty's, Christine Nilsson, Tietjens, Trebelli, Marimon, Lima di Murska, Mongini, Gardoni, Capoul, Wachtel, Agnesi, Eota, Santley, Foli, Carl Formes. Then it was that in the concert-room I listened to…   more >>

cite as

Hermann Klein, Thirty Years of Musical Life in London (New York, 1903), p. 25-26. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1438947752503 accessed: 28 March, 2023

location of experience: London


Hermann Klein
Music Critic, Singing Teacher, Writer

Listening to

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Various artists performed by Carl Somes, Carlotta Piatti, Christine Nilsson, Lima de Murska, Clara Schumann, Theresa Tietjens, Joseph Joachim, Henri Vieuxtemps

Experience Information

Date/Time between 1870 and 1871
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public


Many artists fled to London during the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-1871

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Fri, 07 Aug 2015 12:42:32 +0100
Approved on Tue, 05 Jan 2016 17:42:05 +0000