Elizabeth (Bessy) Moore et al. in Paris - 2 March, 1821

from Diary of Thomas Moore, 2 March 1821, page 205:

Went afterwards with Bessy and the Storys to Sapio’s concert; a bad business.

cite as

Thomas Moore, Diary of Thomas Moore, 2 March 1821. In Lord John Russell (ed.), Memoirs, Journal and Correspondence of Thomas Moore, volume 3 (London, 1853), p. 205. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1597242065965 accessed: 27 January, 2021

location of experience: Paris

Listeners

Elizabeth (Bessy) Moore
actress
1796-1865
Thomas Moore
Poet, Singer, song writer
1779-1852

Listening to

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a concert performed by [Lewis?] Sapio

Experience Information

Date/Time 2 March, 1821
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Notes

The Storys were old Leicestershire friends of Thomas Moore. The Sapios were a family of professional musicians. It is not clear from Moore's account which family member(s) took part in the concert. At the time he was writing, the tenor Lewis Sapio was popular in Paris, and soon afterwards settled in London.


Originally submitted by lcc5 on Wed, 12 Aug 2020 15:21:06 +0100
Approved on Tue, 08 Sep 2020 10:13:25 +0100