Barbara Chichester et al. in London, England - 2 April, 1808, at night

from Diary of Mary Berry, 2 April 1808, page 345:

In the evening at a pleasant party at Lady Donegal’s. Anacreon Moore sang a great deal—his old things, all the prettiest.

cite as

Mary Berry, Diary of Mary Berry, 2 April 1808. 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. 345. accessed: 19 July, 2024

location of experience: London, England


Barbara Chichester
Mary Berry
Author, literary hostess, Playwright

Listening to

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written by Thomas Moore
performed by Thomas Moore

Experience Information

Date/Time 2 April, 1808, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors


The Irish poet, composer and singer Thomas Moore (1779-1852) was often referred to as Anacreon Moore during his lifetime, probably due to the early success of his 'Odes of Anacreon, translated into English' (1800).

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Mon, 12 Nov 2018 12:18:17 +0000
Approved on Sat, 01 Dec 2018 13:17:12 +0000