Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar et al. in Frankfurt - the 1840's

from Life and letters of Sir Charles Hallé; being an autobiography (1819-1860) , pages 74-75:

On a renewed visit to Frankfort in the autumn of 1843 I received an invitation to play at Darmstadt before the Grand Duke of Hesse, and I was delighted to see my dear old master, Einck, again on the same occasion. Coming to the castle on the appointed evening I was ushered into the still untenanted musicroom, where after a time I was joined by a gentleman in simple evening dress who entertained me most politely, telling me that the Grand Ducal party, which included the Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar, would soon appear. I took my informant for one of the gentlemen of the Court, and as he was so very…   more >>
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Charles Halle, and Marie Hallé and Charles E Halle (ed.), Life and letters of Sir Charles Hallé; being an autobiography (1819-1860) (London, 1896), p. 74-75. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1427386104563 accessed: 1 December, 2021

location of experience: Frankfurt

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Experience Information

Date/Time the 1840's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:08:24 +0000
Approved on Sun, 18 Oct 2015 14:19:44 +0100