Category Archives: Music

December 17, 1849 (Monday)

Fine clear day. Called on Misses W—t this evening where had the pleasure of meeting Miss S—h K—e a beautiful young lady, who plays and sings very well.

Posted in Girls, Music, Socializing

December 15, 1849 (Saturday)

Still cloudy and threatening.  Excessively muddy. Called on Miss Kate Warren this evening in company with W. G. Perry.  She was not in.  Then went to McGuire’s dancing room, a little while.

Posted in Dancing, Friends, Music, Socializing

November 26, 1849 (Monday)

Raining pretty much all day, but cleared off during the evening. Went to the Opera this evening to hear Miss Rosa Jacques, in the “Daughter of the Regiment.”  She is a most charming little singer & actress, and pretty, too. … Continue reading

Posted in Entertainment, Music, Theatre

November 18, 1849 (Sunday)

Cloudy and threatening all day.  Went to St. Philip’s church in the morning where I heard Mr. Canfield.  Did not go out in the afternoon.  Accompanied friend Morgan to Mt. Zion church this evening to assist him in singing.  Dr. … Continue reading

Posted in Churches, Friends, Music

November 12, 1849 (Monday)

Beautiful day—so mild and pleasant. Called on Miss E—a S—h this evening where I met quite a company and among them the Misses Krause of Norristown.  Had some music, but altogether it was rather a constrained party. The Krauses are … Continue reading

Posted in Girls, Music, Socializing

November 10, 1849 (Saturday)

Cloudy pretty much all day.  Called on Miss F—y C—t, for a few minutes this evening after which I went to the Musical Fund Hall to hear the N. O. Serenaders.  They were very good, as usual, but the Hall … Continue reading

Posted in Entertainment, Music, Socializing, Theatre

October 12, 1849 (Friday)

Cloudy today. Went to the opera to hear the new opera, “Don Giovana [sic].”  It is not equal to “Norma,” altho’ the music was very good.  But Miss Rosa J.  did not sing enough.  The house was a perfect jam. … Continue reading

Posted in Music, Theatre