Catherine Stephens et al. in London, England - 2 June, 1819

from Diary of Thomas Moore, 2 June 1819, pages 319–320:

He [Thomas Campbell] accompanied me afterwards to call upon Richard Power, who was waiting for me to go to Miss Stephens (the singer), and we all three proceeded together to her house. […] Miss Stephens, who lives in a pretty, light, flowery-looking house, quite worthy of her, sung “Donald” for us; and I sung two or three songs in return. It was the first time Campbell had heard me, and he seemed much pleased. He asked me with much warmth for a song (which I recollect his praising before in very warm terms), “Oh, had we some bright little isle of …   more >>

cite as

Thomas Moore, Diary of Thomas Moore, 2 June 1819. In Lord John Russell and Lord John Russell (ed.), Memoirs, Journal and Correspondence of Thomas Moore, volume 2 (London, 1853), p. 319–320. accessed: 21 May, 2024

location of experience: London, England


Catherine Stephens
actress, Singer
Richard Power
Amateur Actor, founder of private theatre Kilkenny
Thomas Campbell
editor, Poet
Thomas Moore
Poet, Singer, song writer

Listening to

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unspecified songs performed by Thomas Moore
'Donald' performed by Catherine Stephens

Experience Information

Date/Time 2 June, 1819
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Tue, 07 Jul 2020 18:41:15 +0100
Approved on Fri, 28 Aug 2020 10:51:43 +0100