Countess Granville in London, England - 19 July, 1828
On Friday we dined with the Carlisles and ran to see Mars in ‘La Suite d’un Bal Masqué;’ yesterday with the Staffords and then to the ‘Crociato,’ where Velluti sang hideously, Sontag divinely.
Henrietta Elizabeth [Harriet] Leveson Gower, Letter from Lady Granville to her brother, the Duke of Devonshire, 20 July 1828. In F. Leveson Gower (ed.), Letters of Harriet Countess Granville, 1810–1845, 3rd edition, volume 2 (London, 1894), p. 26. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1538582413623 accessed: 23 October, 2021
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Il Crociato in Egitto
written by Giacomo Meyerbeer
|performed by Giovanni Battista Velluti, Henriette Sontag|
|Date/Time||19 July, 1828|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, indoors, in public|
Harriet Leveson Gower's brother, William George Spencer Cavendish,was 6th Duke of Devonshire.