Thomas Moore in Dublin - 1797

from Memoirs of Myself, begun many Years since, but never, I fear, to be completed, pages 48–49:

[Edward] Hudson, a remarkably fine and handsome young man, who could not have been, at that time, more than two or three and twenty years of age, was the nephew of Hudson, a celebrated Dublin dentist. Though educated merely for the purposes of his profession, he was full of zeal and ardour for everything connected with the fine arts; drew with much taste himself, and was passionately devoted to Irish music. He had with great industry collected and transcribed all our most beautiful airs, and used to play them with much feeling on the flute. I attribute, indeed, a good deal…   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. 48–49. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1558353213541 accessed: 29 June, 2022

location of experience: Dublin

Listeners

Thomas Moore
Poet, Singer, song writer
1779-1852

Listening to

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Irish traditional melodies performed by Edward Hudson

Experience Information

Date/Time 1797
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Mon, 20 May 2019 12:53:34 +0100
Approved on Wed, 29 Jul 2020 11:36:31 +0100