Mr and Mrs Fletcher et al. in nr. Barmouth, North Wales - October, 1794

from Letter from Anna Seward to Miss Sykes, 25 October 1794, page 18:

Mr Saville's fine talents, pleasing manners, and visible goodness of heart, made him many friends amongst the hospitable families resident near Barmouth. Sir Robert Vaughan came to that place frequently, while he staid [sic], with a train of agreeable guests, and invited him often to Hengwert, where he was always welcomed with cordial regard. Fond of music, that family were delighted with his transcendent songs, which, from superiority of energetic expression, throw all other singing into shade. Nor less friendly, nor less pleased with his talents and worth, were …   more >>

cite as

Anna Seward, Letter from Anna Seward to Miss Sykes, 25 October 1794. In Archibald Constable (ed.), Letters of Anna Seward: Written Between the Years 1784 and 1807, volume 4 (Edinburgh, 1811), p. 18. accessed: 15 June, 2024

location of experience: nr. Barmouth, North Wales


Listening to

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Vocal music performed by John Saville

Experience Information

Date/Time October, 1794
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Fri, 31 Aug 2018 21:02:53 +0100
Approved on Fri, 07 Sep 2018 12:13:33 +0100