Hermann Klein in London - 1880

from Thirty Years of Musical Life in London, pages 90-93:

I made the acquaintance of Minnie Hauk in London during the season just referred to. A year or so later she married a well-known traveler and writer, Baron Ernst von Hesse-Wartegg. It was in 1880 that she joined the Carl Rosa troupe, and appeared at Her Majesty's in "Lohengrin," "Aida," and "Mignon" when these operas were given for the first time in English; also she made an admirable Katharine in Goetz's "Taming of the Shrew." In Wagner's opera she was ably supported by Herr Anton Schott; in "Mignon," by that admirable singer, Joseph Maas, the best …   more >>

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Hermann Klein, Thirty Years of Musical Life in London (New York, 1903), p. 90-93. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1439053707395 accessed: 4 December, 2021

location of experience: London

Listeners

Hermann Klein
Music Critic, Singing Teacher, Writer
1856-1934

Listening to

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Lohengrin
written by Richard Wagner
performed by Minnie Hawk
Aida
written by Giuseppe Verdi
performed by Minnie Hawk
Mignon performed by Minnie Hawk

Experience Information

Date/Time 1880
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Sat, 08 Aug 2015 18:08:27 +0100
Approved on Wed, 06 Jan 2016 09:55:48 +0000