Richard Edgcumbe in England - the 1810'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 135-6:

Her [Fodor’s] voice had sweetness, but she injured and confined it by not opening her mouth, and singing through her teeth. Her style was not truly Italian, nor could it be expected, for she is a Russian married to a Frenchman, had lived much in Paris, and never been in Italy […]

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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. 135-6. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1446811109129 accessed: 10 April, 2020

location of experience: England

Listeners

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

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performance of 'Unknown' performed by Fodor

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1810's
Medium live

Originally submitted by Gorwel Owen on Fri, 06 Nov 2015 11:58:29 +0000
Approved on Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:18:23 +0100