Hermann Klein in London - late 19th Century

from Thirty Years of Musical Life in London, pages 99-101:

[There] belong to the years 1877 and 1879 some experiences which, for me at least, will ever be replete with interest...Gayarre was not a great tenor in the highest sense of the term. Nevertheless, he possessed vocal and histrionic attributes of a very distinguished kind, and chance so willed it that he was destined to "bridge over" to a large extent the interval that separated the final retirement of Mario from the advent (as a tenor) of Jean de Reszke. By birth a Spaniard, and hailing from Pampeluna (the town in which Sarasate was born), Giuliano Gayarre had …   more >>

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Hermann Klein, Thirty Years of Musical Life in London (New York, 1903), p. 99-101. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1439054737893 accessed: 2 October, 2023

location of experience: London


Hermann Klein
Music Critic, Singing Teacher, Writer

Listening to

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Giuliano Gayarre debut performed by Guiliano Gayarre

Experience Information

Date/Time late 19th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Sat, 08 Aug 2015 18:25:38 +0100
Approved on Wed, 06 Jan 2016 10:04:04 +0000