Benjamin Lumley - 1847

from Reminiscences of the Opera, pages 189-90:

Scarcely less triumphant was she in her third character. "The worshippers of Jenny Lind — and their name is legion" — to quote the general phraseology of the newspapers of the day — "were supplied with fresh excitement by the appearance of the Swedish Nightingale in a new character — one in which she had been wonderfully successful on the Continent — …   more >>

cite as

Benjamin Lumley, Reminiscences of the Opera (London, 1864), p. 189-90. accessed: 27 May, 2024


Benjamin Lumley
Opera manager, Solicitor

Listening to

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La Figlia de Reggimento
written by Gaetano Donizetti
performed by Jenny Lind

Experience Information

Date/Time 1847
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Tue, 04 Aug 2015 17:12:14 +0100
Approved on Wed, 20 Apr 2016 13:54:07 +0100