Hester Lynch Piozzi in Streatham - mid May, 1781

from Diary of Hester Lynch Thrale, 17 May 1781, page 497:

He [Piozzi] sung me a pretty Song t’other daya Venetian Partenza  I could not help translating it; or rather imitating it, for the Ballad is a Mile long in the Original.

cite as

Hester Lynch Piozzi, Diary of Hester Lynch Thrale, 17 May 1781. In Katharine C. Balderston (ed.), Thraliana: The Diary of Mrs. Hester Lynch Thrale (Later Mrs. Piozzi) 1776–1809. 2nd ed. , volume 1 (Oxford, 1951), p. 497. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1543234044244 accessed: 18 June, 2024

location of experience: Streatham


Hester Lynch Piozzi
Writer, Writer

Listening to

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a Venetian Partenza performed by Gabriele Mario Piozzi

Experience Information

Date/Time mid May, 1781
Medium live
Listening Environment in private, indoors


All spelling and punctuation copied from the original.

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Mon, 26 Nov 2018 12:07:25 +0000
Approved on Fri, 30 Nov 2018 16:42:13 +0000