Mary Berry in London, England - 11 March, 1799, at night

from Letter from Mary Berry to Mrs Cholmeley, 12 March 1799, page 89:

She (Mrs. Siddons) […] was one of a little party we had last night […] She (by the bye) was at her very best last night; had put off the Catherine, or rather not put it on since her return from Bath, and sang to us after supper, and was agreeable.

cite as

Mary Berry, Letter from Mary Berry to Mrs Cholmeley, 12 March 1799. In Lady Theresa Lewis (ed.), Extracts of the Journal and Correspondence of Miss Berry from the Year 1783 to 1852, volume 2 (London, 1865), p. 89. accessed: 20 April, 2024

location of experience: London, England


Mary Berry
Author, literary hostess, Playwright

Listening to

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unspecified vocal music performed by Sarah Siddons

Experience Information

Date/Time 11 March, 1799, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Thu, 08 Nov 2018 15:18:48 +0000
Approved on Sat, 01 Dec 2018 12:20:06 +0000