Georg Phillip Klitz et al. in Lymington - 26 July, 1827

from Journal entry, 26 July 1827, pages 310–311:

Towards noon the weather became boisterous, and threatened a regular miserable, wet-blowing evening; so my musical friend Langstaff and I resolved to be a match for St. Swithin; and, as every horse and wheel was in requisition for Southampton races, and we could not find a boat, we hired old Sadler's lobster cart, the value of which, horse and all, was about 4l., and toddled into Lymington to the high diversion of ourselves and petrifaction of all the staring dandies, and repaired to old Klitz, the Clementi of the place. There …   more >>

cite as

Peter Hawker, Journal entry, 26 July 1827. In The Diary of Colonel Peter Hawker, 1802-1853, volume 1 (London, 1893), p. 310–311. accessed: 20 May, 2024

location of experience: Lymington


Georg Phillip Klitz
Military musician, Owner of a musical instrument business
Tom Langstaff
Music teacher
Peter Hawker
Amateur Musician, Army officer, Sportsman, Writer

Listening to

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Unspecified instrumental music performed by Georg Phillip Klitz, Langstaff, Peter Hawker

Experience Information

Date/Time 26 July, 1827
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors


The men were both performers and listeners as they played for their own pleasure.

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Tue, 14 Aug 2018 14:34:39 +0100
Approved on Tue, 21 Aug 2018 17:53:35 +0100