Hermann Klein in London - April, 1779

from Thirty Years of Musical Life in London, page 102:

When Mr. Mapleson started at Her Majesty's toward the end of April [1779] it was with one of the strongest companies that he had ever brought together. Christine Nilsson now at the finest period of her career led off a group of sopranos that included Minnie Hauk, Etelka Gerster, Clara Louise Kellogg, Marie Roze, and, last but not least, Marie Vanzandt, a youthful debutante whose delightful singing as Zerlina and Amina took the London world completely by surprise. Trebelli, unapproachable as ever in her way, stood at the head of the contraltos; Campanini and …   more >>

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Hermann Klein, Thirty Years of Musical Life in London (New York, 1903), p. 102. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1439055242218 accessed: 14 April, 2024

location of experience: London


Hermann Klein
Music Critic, Singing Teacher, Writer

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Autumn season performed by Christine Nilsson, Clara Louise Kellog, Etelka Gerster, Marie Roze, Marie Vanzandt, Minnie Hawk

Experience Information

Date/Time April, 1779
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Sat, 08 Aug 2015 18:34:02 +0100
Approved on Wed, 06 Jan 2016 10:12:07 +0000