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Letter from Cipriani Potter to William Sterndale Bennett

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MS. Eng. c. 8410, fols. 133-134

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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.

Dates

  • 21 May 1858

Extent

2 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 8410, fols. 133-134].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. c. 8410, fols. 133-134

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18749

Abstract

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.
Title
Letter from Cipriani Potter to William Sterndale Bennett
Status
Published
Author
Finding aid prepared by Jen Patterson
Date
2021
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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