Sergei Prokofiev - 27 February, 1916, at night

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 27 February 1916, pages 91-92:

I was invited to dine today at the Tcherepnins, an invitation they have been extending to me for quite some time now, first Mama Tcherepnin and then repeated by their son. I was greatly embarrassed when I arrived on their doorstep at seven o'clock to find the family finishing their modest quotidian repast. I don't know whose mistake it was, theirs or mine, but may I lose my head if it was mine, because I distinctly remember the invitation. However, it turned out that this evening they were not having guests for dinner, but for later in the evening. I quickly recovered myself, saying that I …   more >>

cite as, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 27 February 1916, p. 91-92. accessed: 20 June, 2024

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Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician

Listening to

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Alexander Tcherepnin's compositions
written by Alexander Tcherepnin
performed by Alexander Tcherepnin

Experience Information

Date/Time 27 February, 1916, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Tue, 29 Dec 2015 12:56:46 +0000
Approved on Fri, 15 Jun 2018 17:33:01 +0100