The Definitive Resource Of Oscar Wilde's Visits To America

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Newspaper report

Brooklyn Daily Eagle, Feb 4, 1882

Brooklyn Daily Eagle, Feb 4, 1882. Oscar Wilde lecture
Academy of Music, Oscar Wilde 18822
Academy of Music 76-194, Montague Street, Brooklyn, NY. Oscar Wilde lecture

Venue

Academy of Music

76-194, Montague Street, Brooklyn, NY


Opened: January 15, 1861 (Leopold Eidlitz, designer)

Destroyed (fire): November 30, 1903


The Academy of Music on Montague Street was inaugurated on January 15th, 1861 with a program including Mozart and Verdi. Mercadante’s Il Giuramento, the first opera performance, appeared one week later with First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln in attendance.


After the fire of 1903 the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) opened is new home on Lafayette Ave (Architect: Fort Greene), where it stands today.


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The Grand Hotel 31st Street and Broadway, New York, NY (now 1232-1238 Broadway)

Accommodation

The Grand Hotel

31st Street and Broadway, New York, NY (now 1232-1238 Broadway)


Built: 1868 (Henry Engelbert, architect)

Extant



The New York Times, February 4, 1882, 8


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