John Courtney in Kingston Upon Hull - 16 September, 1789

from Music and Society in Eighteenth-Century Yorkshire, page 125:

I & my Son were at the Concert at night in the Playhouse; sat by Mr Blaydes the Mayor who had on his orange suit, which he got for the Celebration of the Revolution last year, & his Gold chain on we talked together. Sale sung better & Mrs Billington like a Bird. 

cite as

Christopher Simon Roberts, Music and Society in Eighteenth-Century Yorkshire, p. 125. accessed: 27 May, 2024

location of experience: Kingston Upon Hull


John Courtney

Experience Information

Date/Time 16 September, 1789
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public


John Courtney on a concert at the Handel Commemoration Festival in Hull

Originally submitted by acusworth on Sun, 08 Nov 2015 17:23:49 +0000
Approved on Wed, 09 Mar 2016 13:49:33 +0000