Manuel Garcia in London - 1874

from Thirty Years of Musical Life in London, pages 34-35:

In the spring of 1874 there occurred an event which was destined to exercise an important influence upon my career. Manuel Garcia, the great teacher of singing, came to live under my parents' roof... Fortunately, Signor Garcia took a considerable fancy to me. He was fond of discussing politics, but, having little time to read the papers, would generally ask me for the latest news. He openly expressed his disgust with the policy of the Liberal Government of that day, and found in myself a sympathetic supporter of his views. About music I was afraid for a long …   more >>

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Hermann Klein, Thirty Years of Musical Life in London (New York, 1903), p. 34-35. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1438962563287 accessed: 19 January, 2022

location of experience: London

Listeners

Manuel Garcia
Singing
1804-

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Singing in domestic environment performed by Hermann Klein

Experience Information

Date/Time 1874
Medium live
Listening Environment in private, indoors

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Fri, 07 Aug 2015 16:49:23 +0100
Approved on Tue, 05 Jan 2016 17:50:51 +0000