William Beatty-Kingston in Pesth - in the beginning of 1866

from Music and manners; personal reminiscences and sketches of character, pages 92-93:

The early spring of 1867 was a season of patriotic rejoicing and feverish emotion for the Hungarian nation. For eighteen years Hungary had been dealt with as a conquered country; all the political and administrative institutions had been in abeyance, and the heel of oppression had not been lifted from her neck for a single hour. Austrian military reverses in 1866, however, compelled Kaiser Franz Josef to make large concessions to his Magyar subjects...One of the most strikingly manifest results of this transaction was the "King's" visit to Pesth …   more >>

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William Beatty-Kingston, Music and manners; personal reminiscences and sketches of character, volume 1 (London, 1887), p. 92-93. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1446671326563 accessed: 23 April, 2024

location of experience: Pesth


William Beatty-Kingston
journalist, Librettist, memoirist, Translation

Listening to

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Patriotic concerts

Experience Information

Date/Time in the beginning of 1866
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Wed, 04 Nov 2015 21:08:46 +0000
Approved on Sun, 15 Nov 2015 11:18:53 +0000