13th Baron of Dunsany et al. in Paris - 2 December, 1821

from Memoirs, Journal and Correspondence of Thomas Moore, page 305:

Macleod dined with me, solus cum solo; and he and Lord Dunsany accompanied me to Madame Courtin’s benefit at the Opera: “Don Juan,” from the Italians, and “Psyche.” Bigottini beautiful in “L' Amour.”

cite as

Thomas Moore, and Lord John Russell (ed.), Memoirs, Journal and Correspondence of Thomas Moore, volume 3 (London, 1853), p. 305. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1648641052109 accessed: 19 April, 2024

location of experience: Paris


13th Baron of Dunsany
Military Officer, Politician
Thomas Moore
Poet, Singer, song writer

Listening to

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Don Juan

Experience Information

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


It is not possible to identify the music precisely from Moore's account. Madame Courtin may have been a ballerina (as was Bigottini), in which case all of the works mentioned here could have been ballets.

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Wed, 30 Mar 2022 12:50:52 +0100
Approved on Tue, 17 May 2022 14:09:37 +0100