Fourth Earl of Orford in London?, England - 1 August, 1790, at night
from Letter from Horace Walpole to Mary Berry, 2 August 1790, page 280:
There [at a concert at Mrs. Udney's the previous night] I found the Abbé singing glees with the Abrahams. He came to Mr. Barrett’s a day later than he had promised. I insisted that he had been warbling at the Worcester and Gloucester music meeting.
Horace Walpole, Letter from Horace Walpole to Mary Berry, 2 August 1790. In Mrs. Paget Toynbee (ed.), The Letters of Horace Walpole, Fourth Earl of Orford, volume 14 (Oxford, 1905), p. 280. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1535020472548 accessed: 1 December, 2023
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|Unspecified vocal music||performed by Misses Abrams [Abrahams], the Abbé (Rev. Norton Nicholls)|
|Date/Time||1 August, 1790, at night|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, in private, indoors|
'The Abbé' refers to the Rev. Norton Nicholls (1742-1811). 'The Misses Abrams' refers to the concert singer Harriett Abrams (soprano) and one of her sisters, most likely Theodosia (contralto).