William Beatty-Kingston in on a trip from Austria to Germany - mid 19th Century

from Music and manners; personal reminiscences and sketches of character, page 282:

The amount of thin, cool beer that he--and she, will imbibe in the course of such a al fresco concert ... would amaze the majority of untravelled English men and women... Young girls'... achievements in the direction of putting away the barley -bree were, of course, far surpassed in quantity by those of their male relatives and admirers, listening to music being, perhaps, the thirstiest pastime of the Fatherland ; but I am bound to say that during my many years' residence in Germany and Austria, beer-drinking Empires par excellence, …   more >>

cite as

William Beatty-Kingston, Music and manners; personal reminiscences and sketches of character, volume 1 (London, 1887), p. 282. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1451911955757 accessed: 13 July, 2020

location of experience: on a trip from Austria to Germany

Listeners

William Beatty-Kingston
journalist, Librettist, memoirist, Translation
1837-1900

Experience Information

Date/Time mid 19th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Mon, 04 Jan 2016 12:52:35 +0000
Approved on Tue, 12 Jan 2016 10:46:00 +0000