Vicomte de Chabot et al. in Palais-Royal, Paris - 26 January, 1821

from Diary of Thomas Moore, 26 January 1821, pages 193–195:

Called upon Chabot (whose rooms are over the Duke of Orleans's) at a quarter before six, in order to go under his escort to dinner. The Duke met me on my entering the room […] There was only their own family party; and though the thing was at first rather royal and formidable, I soon found myself perfectly at my ease among as unaffected and domestic a circle as ever I witnessed in my station. […] After the dinner, which was over unusually soon, the Duchess sat down to work, and four or five fine children were admitted, with whom the Duke played most …   more >>

cite as

Thomas Moore, Diary of Thomas Moore, 26 January 1821. In Thomas Moore, and Lord John Russell (ed.), Memoirs, Journal and Correspondence of Thomas Moore, volume 3 (London, 1853), p. 193–195. accessed: 17 August, 2022

location of experience: Palais-Royal, Paris


Vicomte de Chabot
aide-de-camp to Duc d’Orléans
Louis Philippe I

Listening to

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'The Evening Bells'
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performed by Thomas Moore

Experience Information

Date/Time 26 January, 1821
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Wed, 12 Aug 2020 12:06:02 +0100
Approved on Tue, 08 Sep 2020 09:42:40 +0100