Hermann Klein in London - the 1870's

from Thirty Years of Musical Life in London, pages 35-36:

The master [Manuel Garcia] was then [in the 1870s] in his prime. For forty years his pupils, from Jenny Lind down, had included some of the best singers that Paris and London provided, while among the many aspirants for vocal fame who came to study with him at our house in Bentinck Street were several whose names yet enjoy a universal reputation. During the eight or ten years that he lived with us, I studied with him for nearly four, and heard him give many scores of lessons beside those which I received. To see and hear Garcia teach was ever a source of …   more >>

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Hermann Klein, Thirty Years of Musical Life in London (New York, 1903), p. 35-36. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1438965418791 accessed: 20 July, 2024

location of experience: London


Hermann Klein
Music Critic, Singing Teacher, Writer

Listening to

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Singing lessons performed by Manuel Garcia

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1870's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Fri, 07 Aug 2015 17:36:59 +0100
Approved on Tue, 05 Jan 2016 17:53:09 +0000