Thomas Ryan in North America - in the beginning of the 1880's

from Recollections of an old musician, page 243:


We arrived in San Francisco from Australia in the summer of '82, we received a cable message from Mr. Henry E. Abbey, then in London, offering us an engagement to travel the coming season with Madame Christine Nilsson. It was joyfully accepted, and the season was one of the pleasantest we ever passed. We performed on the average three or four times each week, visiting only large cities East and West, and New Orleans and California. The company comprised : Madame Nilsson, soprano; Miss Hope Glen, alto (an American singer who has lived most …   more >>

cite as

Thomas Ryan, Recollections of an old musician (New York City, 1899), p. 243. accessed: 21 June, 2024

location of experience: North America


Thomas Ryan

Listening to

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performance of 'Unknown music' performed by ; Mr. Charles Pratt, Boston Mendelssohn Quintet Club, Hope Glen, Madame Christine Nilsson, Mr. Theodore Biorksten, Signor Del Puente
Ballads and Songs performed by Madame Christine Nilsson

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by Jo Reardon on Wed, 16 Dec 2015 16:41:56 +0000
Approved on Tue, 23 Feb 2016 15:12:34 +0000