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Diary 2 (book 1), 25 Oct 1836-31 Oct 1837

Diary from William Sterndale Bennett's visit to Leipzig, with entries written almost every day. The composer learnt German and emmersed himself in the musical life of the cities he visited (Berlin, Dresden, Mainz). He was frequently in the company of composers such as Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Julius Kistner, Aloys Schmitt, Robert Schumann and Johann Georg Voigt. He also met Johann von Goethe a few times.
Shelfmark: MS. Sterndale Bennett 54
Extents: 1 volume
Dates: 25 Oct 1836-31 Oct 1837