Guests of Anastasia Moore et al. in Dublin - between the 1780's and in the beginning of 18th Century

from Memoirs of Myself, begun many Years since, but never, I fear, to be completed, pages 17–18:

I must try the reader’s patience with some account of my beginnings in music,— the only art for which, in my own opinion, I was born with a real natural love; my poetry, such as it is, having sprung out of my deep feeling for music. While I was yet quite a child, my father happened to have an old lumbering harpsichord thrown on his hands, as part payment of a debt from some bankrupt customer; and when I was a little older, my mother, anxious to try my faculties in all possible ways, employed a youth who was in the service of a tuner in our neighbourhood, to …   more >>

cite as

Thomas Moore, Memoirs of Myself, begun many Years since, but never, I fear, to be completed. In Lord John Russell (ed.), Memoirs, Journal and Correspondence of Thomas Moore, volume 1 (London, 1853), p. 17–18. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1558349551781 accessed: 29 June, 2022

location of experience: Dublin

Listeners

Listening to

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songs and a duet from 'The Poor Soldier'
written by William Shield
performed by Fanny Ryan, Thomas Moore
songs performed by Thomas Moore

Experience Information

Date/Time between the 1780's and in the beginning of 18th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Notes

Moore records his duet partner's name on p. 13 of the text.


Originally submitted by lcc5 on Mon, 20 May 2019 11:52:33 +0100
Approved on Wed, 29 Jul 2020 11:19:45 +0100