Peter Hawker in London, England - 21 July, 1839, in the morning

from Journal entry, 21 July 1839, pages 164–165:

A severe day, too, on Sunday.  Had to get up very early to read prayers and do business besides, as the only chance I had to get a pair of horses (which I was quite at a loss for want of) was at eleven (church…   more >>

cite as

Peter Hawker, Journal entry, 21 July 1839. In The Diary of Colonel Peter Hawker 1802–1853, volume 2 (London, 1893), p. 164–165. accessed: 25 July, 2024

location of experience: London, England


Peter Hawker
Amateur Musician, Army officer, Sportsman, Writer

Listening to

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Methodist hymn singing performed by Methodist congregation
Fugues and a concerto
written by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
performed by Ignatz Moscheles

Experience Information

Date/Time 21 July, 1839, in the morning
Medium live
Listening Environment in private, indoors, outdoors, in public, solitary


*Hawker invented a chiroplast to hold the hand in a natural position when playing the piano, which he marketed in England and abroad as a teaching aid.

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Wed, 15 Aug 2018 11:00:57 +0100
Approved on Thu, 23 Aug 2018 09:49:20 +0100