Sergei Prokofiev in New York City - 7 November, 1918
from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 25 October [7 November] 1918, page 351:
Fifth Avenue was entirely filled for several miles with people shouting for joy, grabbing one another, dancing, bearing aloft a coffin for the Kaiser. I rejoiced that the war was over, but in my ears resounded the words of Demchinsky, uttered at the beginning of the war: 'An inglorious war, seven against one!' Yes! Germany had been buffeted right and left before being broken. I went into a beautiful white cathedral. There were quite a number of people inside, mostly women, and the atmosphere was better, although spoilt by the tasteless and triumphalist improvising of an organ. Oh! to have … more >>
http://data.open.ac.uk/led/person/Sergey+Prokofiev/1450307447086, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 25 October [7 November] 1918, p. 351. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1451819080467 accessed: 28 September, 2023
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|Date/Time||7 November, 1918|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, indoors, in public|
The end of World War I.