Elizabeth (Bessy) Moore et al. in Paris - 27 May, 1820, at night

from Diary of Thomas Moore, 27 May 1820, pages 120–121:

In the evening Bessy and I went with the Storys to the Opera. Lord and Lady Spencer were there. The music of this opera not good in general.

cite as

Thomas Moore, Diary of Thomas Moore, 27 May 1820. In Thomas Moore, and Lord John Russell (ed.), Memoirs, Journal and Correspondence of Thomas Moore, volume 3 (London, 1853), p. 120–121. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1596813146841 accessed: 21 July, 2024

location of experience: Paris


Elizabeth (Bessy) Moore
2nd Earl Spencer
book collector, Politician
Thomas Moore
Poet, Singer, song writer

Listening to

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Il Turco in Italia
written by Gioachino Rossini

Experience Information

Date/Time 27 May, 1820, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public


The opera was identified by Moore in his previous day's diary entry. In an earlier diary entry he also identifies the Storys as old Leicestershire acquaintances.

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Fri, 07 Aug 2020 16:12:27 +0100
Approved on Thu, 03 Sep 2020 11:59:30 +0100