Jeremiah Bentham et al. in Westminster - May, 1755

from Letter from Jeremiah Bentham to his wife Alicia, 13 May 1755, pages 8, fn 5:

Jerry had given our Entertainer [Mr. Evans] a Specimen of his Proficiency in Musick by Playing a Sonata or two out of a Collection which Mr. Evans had by him of Handel’s.

cite as

Jeremiah Bentham, Letter from Jeremiah Bentham to his wife Alicia, 13 May 1755. In Timothy L.S. Sprigge (ed.), The Correspondence of Jeremy Bentham, Vol. 1, 1752–76, volume 1 (London, 2017), p. 8, fn 5. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1515491911888 accessed: 17 May, 2022

location of experience: Westminster

Listeners

Jeremiah Bentham
Attorney
1712-1792

Listening to

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Sonatas
written by George Frideric Handel
performed by Jeremy Bentham

Experience Information

Date/Time May, 1755
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Notes

Jeremy Bentham was 7 years old at the time of this performance.


Originally submitted by lcc5 on Tue, 09 Jan 2018 09:58:32 +0000
Approved on Thu, 11 Jan 2018 15:07:03 +0000