unknown male et al. in Hotel des Invalides, Paris - early July, 1852

from Musical letters from Abroad, pages 156-7:

“It is a very solemn service,” said a young man, whom we happened to fall in with as we came away, and whom, from his speech, we supposed to be an American or an Englishman.

cite as

Lowell Mason, Musical letters from Abroad. In Musical Letters from Abroad (New York, 1854), p. 156-7. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1448369703497 accessed: 17 June, 2024

location of experience: Hotel des Invalides, Paris


Lowell Mason
Musician, Composer

Experience Information

Date/Time early July, 1852
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public


Lowell Mason reports the response of another attendee at a grand military mass at L'Hotel des Invalides in Paris. It is quite contrary to his own opinion.

Originally submitted by acusworth on Tue, 24 Nov 2015 12:55:03 +0000
Approved on Fri, 17 Mar 2017 19:41:30 +0000