Richard Edgcumbe in Westminster Abbey - 1834

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., page 254:

In the male department too the singers were numerous and various... Others, comnparatively young, and in their prime, though less well known, and more seldom heard, deserve particular notice, such as Messrs. Sapio and E. Seguin; the former having a beautiful tenor voice, the other, one of the best basses I ever heard; both are excellent singers […]

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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. 254. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1448640113228 accessed: 30 November, 2021

location of experience: Westminster Abbey

Listeners

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

Listening to

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unknown classical singing performed by E. Seguin, Sapio

Experience Information

Date/Time 1834
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Gorwel Owen on Fri, 27 Nov 2015 16:01:53 +0000
Approved on Sat, 22 Oct 2016 09:07:12 +0100