Richard Edgcumbe in England - in the beginning of the 1790's

from Musical Reminiscences: Containing an Account of Italian Opera in England, From 1773. The Fourth Edition, Continued to the Present Time, and Including The Festival in Westminster Abbey., pages 78-80:

Banti, whom I must ever consider as far the most delightful singer I ever heard. She had begun the world as a cantante di piazza, and as such, having attracted notice by her fine voice, she had been taken from her humble calling, taught, and brought out as a singer in concerts, first at Paris, and then in England, as before mentioned, at the Pantheon, under the …   more >>

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Richard Edgcumbe, Musical Reminiscences: Containing an Account of Italian Opera in England, From 1773. The Fourth Edition, Continued to the Present Time, and Including The Festival in Westminster Abbey. (London, 1834), p. 78-80. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1446648222034 accessed: 2 April, 2020

location of experience: England

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Richard Edgcumbe
Amateur Actor, Amateur Musician, Politician, Writer
1764-1839

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performance of 'Unknown' performed by Madame Banti

Experience Information

Date/Time in the beginning of the 1790's
Medium live

Originally submitted by Gorwel Owen on Wed, 04 Nov 2015 14:43:42 +0000
Approved on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 12:24:14 +0000