Dr John Moore in Naples - late 18th Century

from A View of Society and Manners in Italy. Volume 2, pages 181-182:

I saw very lately a large cluster of men, women, and children, entertained to the highest degree, and to all appearance made exceedingly happy, by a poor fellow with a mask on his face, and a guitar in his hands. He assembled his audience by the songs he sung to the music of his instrument, and by a thousand merry stories he told them with infinite drollery. This assembly was in an…   more >>

cite as

Dr John Moore, A View of Society and Manners in Italy. Volume 2, volume 2 (London, 1796), p. 181-182. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1509100506500 accessed: 22 May, 2024

location of experience: Naples


Dr John Moore
man of letters, Physician

Listening to

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song with guitar

Experience Information

Date/Time late 18th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 27 Oct 2017 11:35:06 +0100
Approved on Mon, 08 Jan 2018 15:50:00 +0000