John Perceval in Bath - 13 October, 1730

from Manuscripts of the Earl of Egmont. Diary of Viscount Percival Afterwards First Earl of Egmont, pages 107-108:

Diary entry 13th October 1730

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cite as

John Perceval, and R.A. Roberts for the Historical Manuscripts Commission (ed.), Manuscripts of the Earl of Egmont. Diary of Viscount Percival Afterwards First Earl of Egmont, volume 1: 1730-1733 (London, 1920), p. 107-108. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1714424682489 accessed: 14 June, 2024

location of experience: Bath

Listeners

John Perceval
diarist, Politician
1683-1748

Listening to

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unspecified vocal music performed by Cecilia Young

Experience Information

Date/Time 13 October, 1730
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Notes

Cecilia Young was at the start of her career at this time, having made her professional debut in a series of concerts in March 1730. She later married the composer Thomas Arne, and became one of the most successful English sopranos of the eighteenth century.


Originally submitted by lcc5 on Mon, 29 Apr 2024 22:04:43 +0100
Approved on Thu, 06 Jun 2024 11:14:59 +0100