in Foundling Hospital, London - 1763

from The History and Objects of the Foundling Hospital , page 100:

The Artists of London and Westminster held their Anniversary at the Foundling Hospital in commemoration of the day, and were entertained by the children with an anthem. A blind boy performed on the organ, and a little girl of five years of age the solo part of the vocal music.

cite as

John Brownlow and W. S. Wintle, The History and Objects of the Foundling Hospital (London, 1881), p. 100. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1669976577545 accessed: 23 May, 2024

location of experience: Foundling Hospital, London

Listening to

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an anthem

Experience Information

Date/Time 1763
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Notes

Brownlow is quoting a notice from The Gentleman's Magazine, 5 November 1763.


Originally submitted by hgb3 on Fri, 02 Dec 2022 10:22:57 +0000
Approved on Fri, 02 Dec 2022 10:23:37 +0000