Countess Granville in Paris - 13 March, 1836
But what do you think, dear Grace, of what is beyond all whats? Why, on Sunday last, Thom had an amateur singing reunion, and Mrs. Jauncey warbled. Well, nobody but Grisi ever had such a pipe, and a perfection as to taste and skill that leaves all the other singing-birds in Society at an immeasurable distance. People returned in ecstasies.
Henrietta Elizabeth [Harriet] Leveson Gower, Letter from Lady Granville to her brother, the Duke of Devonshire, 17 March 1836. In F. Leveson Gower (ed.), Letters of Harriet Countess Granville, 1810–1845, 3rd edition, volume 2 (London, 1894), p. 200. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1538653542969 accessed: 4 October, 2023
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|Unspecified vocal music||performed by Mrs Jauncey|
|Date/Time||13 March, 1836|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, in private, indoors|
Harriet Leveson-Gower's brother, William George Spencer Cavendish, was 6th Duke of Devonshire.