Countess Granville in London, England - 5 May, 1829
Yesterday I went to the ‘Cenerentola.’ Sontag, thinner than anybody I ever saw, looking as if she had cried her eyes out, sang beautifully sometimes, sometimes false, which she never used. There is more effort, weaker in health.
Henrietta Elizabeth [Harriet] Leveson Gower, Letter from Lady Granville to her brother, the Duke of Devonshire, 6 May 1829. In F. Leveson Gower (ed.), Letters of Harriet Countess Granville, 1810–1845, 3rd edition, volume 2 (London, 1894), p. 40. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1538643928219 accessed: 18 October, 2021
Listening tohide composers
written by Gioachino Rossini
|performed by Henriette Sontag|
|Date/Time||5 May, 1829|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, indoors, in public|
Harriet Leveson-Gower's brother, William George Spencer Cavendish, was 6th Duke of Devonshire.