Georg Henschel in Altenburg - 1868

from Musings & memories of a musician, pages 30-31:

It was in the summer of that same year that, at a meeting of the " Allgemeine Tonkünstler- Verein " (General Tone- Artists' Union), held at Altenburg in Saxony, I first met that wonderfully fascinating man Franz Liszt, in some of whose works, produced on that occasion, I had to sing the bass soli. Liszt was beyond expectation kind to me, and only too readily I accepted his most cordial invitation to visit him at his home in Weimar after the meeting... on one of those occasions, for instance, it was my good luck not only to see but also …   more >>

cite as

Georg Henschel, Musings & memories of a musician (London, 1918), p. 30-31. accessed: 14 June, 2024

location of experience: Altenburg


Georg Henschel
baritone, Composer, Conducting, Pianist

Experience Information

Date/Time 1868
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Tue, 12 Jan 2016 22:13:45 +0000
Approved on Thu, 14 Jan 2016 13:19:36 +0000