Virginia Woolf - 25 January, 1920

from The diary of Virginia Woolf. Vol.2, 1920-1924, page 14:

Yesterday being my birthday & a clear bright day into the bargain showing many green & yellow flushes on the trees, I went to South Kensington & heard Mozart & Beethoven.  I don' t think I did hear very much of them, seated as I was between Katie and Elena, & pitched headforemost into outrageous banter of the usual kind with the Countess.  But the Countess was very affable & jolly, invited me indeed insisted upon my coming, to tea with her. We turned our money under the new moon.  She vibrated under the pleasure of a compliment - 'when Lady Cromer's …   more >>

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Virginia Woolf, and Anne Olivier Bell and Andrew McNeillie (ed.), The diary of Virginia Woolf. Vol.2, 1920-1924 (:London, 1978), p. 14. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1444398429682 accessed: 5 July, 2022

Listeners

Virginia Woolf
Writer
1882-1941

Listening to

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Mozart
Beethoven

Experience Information

Date/Time 25 January, 1920
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Notes


Originally submitted by Jo Reardon on Fri, 09 Oct 2015 14:47:09 +0100
Approved on Sat, 19 Dec 2015 16:24:09 +0000