Jozef Boruwslaski in near Sligo - late 18th Century

from Memoirs of Count Boruwslaski, pages 275-6:

At supper we enjoyed a very pleasant conversation; the whole family appeared to me entirely free from reserve. My straw bed afforded them good materials for a joke, which the young lady introduced, by declaring she was the author of my feather bed, for which she expected a reward, and begged me to give her a tune upon the guitar, knowing I performed on that instrument. It would have been a crime to refuse so obliging an invitation: I gave orders to bring it, and in the interval she got up and began to play on the piano-forte. Her taste and execution astonished me, and I found her a …   more >>

cite as

Jozef Boruwslaski, Memoirs of Count Boruwslaski (1820), p. 275-6. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1447062197480 accessed: 28 January, 2022

location of experience: near Sligo

Listeners

Jozef Boruwslaski
Composer, Grocer, guitarist, Violinist
1739-1837

Experience Information

Date/Time late 18th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by acusworth on Mon, 09 Nov 2015 09:43:17 +0000
Approved on Fri, 25 Mar 2016 16:28:21 +0000