Countess Granville in Paris - 13 September, 1831
I am much better; went to the Opera on Tuesday, and saw ‘Anna Bolena.’ Rubini, perfect, enchanting. Pasta, older, thicker, her voice as well as figure, but always very admirable.
Henrietta Elizabeth [Harriet] Leveson Gower, Letter from Lady Granville to her sister, Lady Carlisle, 17 September 1831. In F. Leveson Gower (ed.), Letters of Harriet Countess Granville, 1810–1845, 3rd edition, volume 2 (London, 1894), p. 109. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1538647203967 accessed: 13 August, 2020
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written by Gaetano Donizetti
|performed by Giovanni Battista Rubini, Giuditta Pasta|
|Date/Time||13 September, 1831|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, indoors, in public|
Harriet Leveson Gower's sister, Georgiana Dorothy Howard, was titled Lady Morpeth until September 1825, after which she was titled Lady Carlisle.