William Beatty-Kingston in London - 1879

from Music and manners; personal reminiscences and sketches of character, page 235:

One night, at the German Club in Mortimer Street, upon some special occasion when ''high jinks" had been going on all the evening, he [Alfred Gruenfeld] dropped in at about half-past eleven (having been already playing at a concert and a couple of parties), "took the piano" in obedience to an unanimous call on the part of the members present and their guests, and kept it, barring brief intervals devoted to refreshment, until five o'clock the following morning. During the interim he gave us specimens of all the leading P.F. composers' works, and …   more >>

cite as

William Beatty-Kingston, Music and manners; personal reminiscences and sketches of character, volume 1 (London, 1887), p. 235. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1451904361778 accessed: 3 July, 2022

location of experience: London

Listeners

William Beatty-Kingston
journalist, Librettist, memoirist, Translation
1837-1900

Experience Information

Date/Time 1879
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Mon, 04 Jan 2016 10:46:01 +0000
Approved on Tue, 12 Jan 2016 10:11:02 +0000