Ode to be performed at the Rotunda January 1771 for the relief of the distressed tradesmen of the City of Dublin, by Henry Brooke

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Comprises an English ode, presumably written specially for this occasion. The musical accompaniment is said to have been composed by 'Sigr. Passerini'.

Administrative / Biographical History

Henry Brooke (1703-1783) was an Irish author of poetry and drama, educated at Trinity College, Dublin, who later settled in the city. For fuller details of his life and writings see the Dictionary of National Biography.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

From the library of Lord Brotherton.

Note

In English.

Other Finding Aids

The poem is indexed in the BCMSV database http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/bcmsv/bcmvlink.htm#bclt89