Aunt Delany in Westminster Abbey - May, 1784
[Aunt Delany]...has been at the Abbey today, much charmed.
Augusta Hall (ed.), The Autobiography and Correspondence of Mary Granville, Mrs Delany, volume 2/3 (London, 1862), p. 215. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1446664157771 accessed: 5 December, 2023
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Handel Commemoration concerts
written by George Frideric Handel
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, indoors, in public|
A series of performances, in commemoration of Handel, were given in the year 1784. The first took place at Westminster Abbey, Wednesday, May 26, 1784. The second performance was in the Pantheon, the others in the Abbey. A sum of £6000 was given from the proceeds to the Fund for Decayed Musicians, and £1000 to the Westminster Hospital.