Peter Hawker in Winchester - 16 September, 1837

from Journal entry, 16 September 1837, page 131:

An exquisite musical treat. Thalberg at Winchester, with Mori, Albertazzi, and others. Busy in assisting about the concert, but unfortunately could not get either Mori or Thalberg to come home with me, as the one was obliged to post all night for Birmingham, and the other was obliged to proceed to London the moment he had finished his most exquisitely splendid performance. It seemed like a romance to have such gods among the Hampshire hogs.

cite as

Peter Hawker, Journal entry, 16 September 1837. In The Diary of Colonel Peter Hawker 1802–1853, volume 2 (London, 1893), p. 131. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1534323737336 accessed: 1 December, 2021

location of experience: Winchester

Listeners

Peter Hawker
Amateur Musician, Army officer, Sportsman, Writer
1786-1853

Listening to

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Unspecified music performed by Nicolas Mori, Emma Albertazzi, Sigismond Thalberg

Experience Information

Date/Time 16 September, 1837
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Wed, 15 Aug 2018 10:02:17 +0100
Approved on Tue, 21 Aug 2018 20:20:16 +0100