Francis Poulenc in London - March, 1939
from Selected correspondence 1915-1963 / Francis Poulenc, page 118:
I am delighted with my stay in England. We are giving the first performance of 'Le Chat' at our recital in London on Tuesday night. I think we are doing it well now.
Francis Poulenc, and Sidney Buckland (ed.), Selected correspondence 1915-1963 / Francis Poulenc (:London, 1991), p. 118. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1483025526358 accessed: 1 December, 2023
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written by Henri Sauguet
|performed by Francis Poulenc|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, indoors, in public|
Letter from Francis Poulenc to Henri Sauguet, London [March, 1939]. 'Le Chat' is Sauguet's 1938 setting for voice and piano of the poem 'Le Chat' by Baudelaire, from 'Six mélodies sur des poèmes symbolistes'.