Lady Cath Hanmer et al. in London - April, 1734

from Autobiography and Correspondence of Mary Granville, Mrs Delany: with interesting Reminiscences of King George the Third and Queen Charlotte, pages 457-458:

I must tell you of a little entertainment of music I had last week; I never wished more heartily for you and my mother than on that occasion. I had Lady Rich and her daughter. Lady Cath. Hanmer and her husband, Mr. and Mrs. Percival, Sir John Stanley and my brother, Mrs. Donellan, Strada and Mr. Coot. Lord Shaftesbury begged of Mr. Percival to bring him, and being a profess'd friend of Mr. Handel (who was here also) was admitted; I never was so well entertained at an opera ! Mr. Handel was in the best humour in the world, and played lessons and accompanied Strada and all the ladies…   more >>

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Mary Granville, and Augusta Hall (ed.), Autobiography and Correspondence of Mary Granville, Mrs Delany: with interesting Reminiscences of King George the Third and Queen Charlotte, volume 1 (London, 1861), p. 457-458. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1444158003640 accessed: 7 July, 2022

location of experience: London

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Experience Information

Date/Time April, 1734
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Tue, 06 Oct 2015 20:00:03 +0100
Approved on Wed, 06 Jan 2016 22:45:45 +0000