Archibald Edward Douglas et al. in Sceaux - 4 August, 1822

from Memoirs, Journal and Correspondence of Thomas Moore, pages 363–364:

Called upon by the Douglases at three to go and dine at Mr. Thayer’s [an American, to whom their hotel (de Morency) and the Passage du Panorama belongs] at his country house at Sceaux. A large and strange party there: among others the famous M. Say, whom I found agreeable. […] Among the company too was Garat, brother to the old singer of that name, who sings himself with much spirit, and gave an Anacreontic after dinner with great effect. In the evening went to the dance in the park, which was very pretty. Returned and had music. A French girl, Mademoiselle …   more >>

cite as

Thomas Moore, and Lord John Russell (ed.), Memoirs, Journal and Correspondence of Thomas Moore, volume 3 (London, 1853), p. 363–364. accessed: 25 May, 2024

location of experience: Sceaux


Archibald Edward Douglas
Lady Susan Douglas
Mr Thayer
hotel owner
Thomas Moore
Poet, Singer, song writer

Listening to

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unspecified vocal music performed by Thomas Moore
unspecified arias
written by Gioachino Rossini
performed by Consul, Mademoiselle Picheraut
an Anacreontic performed by Garat
unspecified vocal duets performed by Lucy Drew, Thomas Moore

Experience Information

Date/Time 4 August, 1822
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Thu, 28 Apr 2022 11:48:56 +0100
Approved on Thu, 19 May 2022 17:43:53 +0100