1926 – Borris Concert Report Interwoven With Fanciful Moonlit Tales of Beethoven

 

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The Tipperary Star, 6 November 1926

The headline of this report is a misleading one. No, Ludwig van Beethoven did not play his Moonlight Sonata in Borrisoleigh Parochial Hall. In fact, no-one played the Moonlight Sonata in Borrisoleigh Parochial Hall. However, so moved was a correspondent by the galaxy of stars on show at the town’s variety concert that their mind, and their pen, drifted off to romantic, moonlit evenings gone by, and a story in which LvB played a starring role:

Tipp Star 6 Nov 1926