Thomas Cairns Livingston in Govanhill, Glasgow - 14 December, 1932, at night

from Diaries of Thomas Cairns Livingston vol. 19:

Wednesday 14 December, Very wet day. Feel very done out and ill. At night listened to the ‘Messiah’ which cheered me up.

cite as

Thomas Cairns Livingston, Diaries of Thomas Cairns Livingston vol. 19. In Glasgow City Archives, number TD1969/19. accessed: 17 July, 2024 (By permission of Glasgow City Archives)

location of experience: Govanhill, Glasgow


Thomas Cairns Livingston
Mercantile Book keeper, Shipping clerk, traveling salesman

Listening to

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written by George Frideric Handel

Experience Information

Date/Time 14 December, 1932, at night
Medium broadcast, playback
Listening Environment in private, indoors, solitary


Thomas does not specify whether the Messiah performance was broadcast or on disc.

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Thu, 21 Feb 2019 13:58:54 +0000
Approved on Tue, 23 Jun 2020 12:40:09 +0100