Thomas Ryan in Greater Boston - in the beginning of the 1800's

from Recollections of an old musician, page 32:

In my early years in Boston, foreign artists, singers, and players, came to the United States pretty much as they come now, but relatively in smaller numbers. Boston was even then quite a Mecca for instrumentalists.

Among those who made the greatest impression on me were three genuine artists who formed a little company,—Sivori, violinist, Knoop, violoncellist, Henry Herz, pianist. The latter was spoken of with great acclaim by the newspapers as the composer of variations on Home, Sweet Home. His position was …   more >>

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Thomas Ryan, Recollections of an old musician (New York City, 1899), p. 32. accessed: 20 May, 2024

location of experience: Greater Boston


Thomas Ryan

Listening to

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Haydn performed by Henry Herz

Experience Information

Date/Time in the beginning of the 1800's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others

Originally submitted by Jo Reardon on Tue, 08 Dec 2015 09:19:37 +0000
Approved on Wed, 17 Feb 2016 17:29:12 +0000