Mary Berry in London, England - 16 May, 1812

from Diary of Mary Berry, 16 May 1812, page 498:

Went to Mrs. Gordon, where there was an excellent assembly, and delightful music. The four sisters,* Naldi Tremazzani [sic] and two Portuguese. 


*Editor’s footnote explains that Mrs Duff Gordon and her four sisters (Mrs Peploe, Viscountess Hereford, Mrs Frankland Lewis, and Miss Cornewall) ‘were all celebrated for their musical talents.’

cite as

Mary Berry, Diary of Mary Berry, 16 May 1812. In Lady Theresa Lewis (ed.), Extracts of the Journal and Correspondence of Miss Berry from the Year 1783 to 1852, volume 2 (London, 1865), p. 498. accessed: 12 April, 2024

location of experience: London, England


Mary Berry
Author, literary hostess, Playwright

Listening to

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vocal music performed by Diomiro Tramezzani, Giuseppe Naldi, Lady Duff Gordon and her four sisters, two Portuguese performers

Experience Information

Date/Time 16 May, 1812
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Wed, 14 Nov 2018 10:07:53 +0000
Approved on Sun, 02 Dec 2018 09:27:17 +0000