James Kenney et al. in Bellevue, Sèvres, nr. Paris - 6 August, 1820, at night

from Diary of Thomas Moore, 6 August 1820, page 136:

In the evening I sauntered out and called upon Kenny [sic]. Miss Holcroft, a very nice girl, sang me a song or two to the harp.

cite as

Thomas Moore, Diary of Thomas Moore, 6 August 1820. In Thomas Moore, and Lord John Russell (ed.), Memoirs, Journal and Correspondence of Thomas Moore, volume 3 (London, 1853), p. 136. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1596815400405 accessed: 21 April, 2024

location of experience: Bellevue, Sèvres, nr. Paris


James Kenney
Thomas Moore
Poet, Singer, song writer

Listening to

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unspecified songs performed by Miss Holcroft

Experience Information

Date/Time 6 August, 1820, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors


During the summer of 1820, Moore and his family lived in a cottage in the grounds of La Butte Coaslin, the country home of his friends the Villamils, at Sèvres. The Kenney family were living at nearby Bellevue. Miss Holcroft was one of James Kenney's stepdaughters.

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Fri, 07 Aug 2020 16:50:00 +0100
Approved on Thu, 03 Sep 2020 12:07:45 +0100