George Canning et al. in Paris - September, 1826

from Letter from Lady Granville to her sister, Lady Carlisle, 22 September 1826, page 393:

I took Mr. Canning to see Pasta for the first time in ‘Otello.’ He was very honest about it, which is all I can say; she does not appear to him better than another.

cite as

Henrietta Elizabeth [Harriet] Leveson Gower, Letter from Lady Granville to her sister, Lady Carlisle, 22 September 1826. In F. Leveson Gower (ed.), Letters of Harriet Countess Granville, 1810–1845, volume 1 (London, 1894), p. 393. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1537283703302 accessed: 21 September, 2020

location of experience: Paris

Listeners

George Canning
parodist, Politician, prime minister
1770-1827
Countess Granville
1785-1862

Listening to

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Otello
written by Gioachino Rossini
performed by Giuditta Pasta

Experience Information

Date/Time September, 1826
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Notes

Harriet Leveson Gower's sister, Georgiana Dorothy Howard, was titled Lady Morpeth until September 1825, after which she was titled Lady Carlisle.


Originally submitted by lcc5 on Tue, 18 Sep 2018 16:15:03 +0100
Approved on Thu, 11 Oct 2018 15:13:45 +0100