Lowell Mason in Munich - May, 1852

from Musical letters from Abroad, pages 131-2:

[... W]e have had the unexpected pleasure of hearing [Mad. Sontag] again in the Bavarian capital [...] In Dresden, Breslau, Hamburg, Bremen, and other places, she has met with the warmest reception; and now, in Munich, she is receiving the highest approbation that can be bestowed. Increased prices, crowded houses, wreaths, bouquets and showers of flowers, greeting her whenever she appears, all testify to the high stand which she takes as an artist I have repeatedly seen her recalled after singing, three times, and even then the delighted multitude were hardly satisfied.

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Lowell Mason, Musical letters from Abroad. In Musical Letters from Abroad (New York, 1854), p. 131-2. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1448358276684 accessed: 29 November, 2021

location of experience: Munich

Listeners

Lowell Mason
Musician, Composer
1792-1872

Listening to

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performance of 'unknown music' performed by Henriette Sontag

Experience Information

Date/Time May, 1852
Medium live

Originally submitted by acusworth on Tue, 24 Nov 2015 09:44:36 +0000
Approved on Fri, 17 Mar 2017 19:10:53 +0000