Letter from Cipriani Potter to William Sterndale Bennett
A letter to William Sterndale Bennett (21 May 1858) from his teacher and Head of the Royal Academy of Music, Cipriani Potter, in which Potter is tasked with conveying 'verbatim' the opinion of the Earl of Westmorland in relation to his choice of Michael Costa over Bennett for an important RAM benefit concert which caused much ill feeling.
- Creation: 21 May 1858
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 8410, fols. 133-134].
MS. Eng. c. 8410, fols. 133-134
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 18749
Letter from Cipriani Potter to William Sterndale Bennett, 21 May 1858.
Biographical / Historical
Cipriani Potter (1792-1871) was an English composer, pianist, conductor and teacher. Please see the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography for more information.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased, 30 July 2020.
- Letter from Cipriani Potter to William Sterndale Bennett
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