Thomas Ryan in Honolulu - the 1880's

from Recollections of an old musician, page 236:




En route, after a voyage of fourteen days, we stopped at Honolulu. It had been arranged for us to give a concert in that city if circumstances permitted. When our ship was approaching the shore, on June 5, 1882, but was still about two miles from the wharf, a fleet of small boats came out to meet friends, and from one of them came the questions, “ Is the Quintette Club on board ? Are they ready to give the concert ?” To which we joyfully replied, “Yes.” Thereupon, the boat signaled …   more >>

cite as

Thomas Ryan, Recollections of an old musician (New York City, 1899), p. 236. accessed: 24 June, 2024

location of experience: Honolulu


Thomas Ryan

Listening to

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unknown classical performed by Mendelssohn Quintet Club

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1880's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Jo Reardon on Mon, 07 Dec 2015 09:24:51 +0000
Approved on Sun, 08 May 2016 11:23:37 +0100