Hermann Klein in St Andrew's Hall, Norwich - the 1860's

from Thirty Years of Musical Life in London, pages 8-9:

It was in St. Andrew's Hall, also, that I was vouchsafed as a boy the privilege 
of hearing, on a solitary occasion only, one of the greatest artists the world
has ever possessed. I refer to Jenny Lind. The close association which existed
between that gifted and noble woman and the city of Norwich is a matter of
common knowledge. A bishop of Norwich (Dr. Stanley) it was who persuaded the
first of the "Swedish Nightingales" to abandon, on religious grounds, the
operatic stage; which premature and much-regretted event occurred in 1849. But
the famous…   more >>
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Hermann Klein, Thirty Years of Musical Life in London (New York, 1903), p. 8-9. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1438868867038 accessed: 23 May, 2024

location of experience: St Andrew's Hall, Norwich


Hermann Klein
Music Critic, Singing Teacher, Writer

Listening to

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Prayer of Agathe from 'Der Freisch├╝tz'
written by Carl Maria von Weber
performed by Jenny Lind

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1860's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Thu, 06 Aug 2015 14:47:47 +0100
Approved on Tue, 05 Jan 2016 14:51:03 +0000