Guests of Anastasia Moore et al. in Dublin - between 1790 and 1799

from Memoirs of Myself, begun many Years since, but never, I fear, to be completed, pages 25–26:

Among the guests at my mother’s gay parties and suppers, were two persons, Wesley Doyle and the well known Joe Kelly (brother of Michael), whose musical talents were in their several ways of the most agreeable kind. Doyle’s father being a professor of music, he had received regular instructions in the art, and having a very sweet and touching voice, was able to accompany himself on the piano-forte. Kelly, on the other hand, who knew nothing of the science of music, and at that time, indeed, could hardly write his own name, had taken, when quite a youth, to the …   more >>

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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. 25–26. accessed: 30 September, 2023

location of experience: Dublin


Thomas Moore
Poet, Singer, song writer

Listening to

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'How sweet in the woodlands' performed by Anastasia Jane Moore
written by Charles Dibdin
performed by Thomas Moore
Duets performed by Joe Kelly, Wesley Doyle

Experience Information

Date/Time between 1790 and 1799
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Mon, 20 May 2019 12:28:02 +0100
Approved on Wed, 29 Jul 2020 11:26:49 +0100