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Musical dialogues with history: Lord Byron and Mary Shelley

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Musical dialogues with history: Lord Byron and Mary Shelley

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21 October 2021

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2021

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A concert inspired by the famous philhellene poet Lord Byron’s eventful life, his love for Greece as well as his close friendship with poet Percy Bysshe Shelley and his wife, Mary Shelley. Their journey to Switzerland, where they all stayed at his villa. Their long discussions, as well as Mary Shelley’s inspiration to write her famous novel, Frankenstein. The author’s relationship with Lord Byron and Greece. What was the nature of her husband’s relationship with Byron, and why was he jealous of Mavrokordatos? A group of friends who were ardent philhellenes.

(Edited and translated description from organiser’s website)

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