While Gilbert denies the evidence, Sir Arthur is ill enough to leave on a grand tour of Europe
after announcing he will withdraw from writing operettas.
Since colonial times, the Grand Tour of Europe
, and more particularly visits to Paris and Rome, had signified for the sensitive American artist a return to the locus of Western civilization.
Every year the biting cold turns our thoughts to the summer and escape - perhaps a balmy drive through sun-kissed country lanes, or a grand tour of Europe
. It may be just a dream - but Personal magazine can help make it come true.
Hervey made the customary grand tour of Europe
and, at Hanover, Ger., became a firm friend of Frederick Louis (later prince of Wales).
Similarly, his participation in a Passionist retreat while in Rome during his grand tour of Europe
only solidified his antagonism toward the Church.
In the first, False Dawn, the young New Yorker Lewis Raycie makes a grand tour of Europe
, buying pictures so far in advance of the taste of his time that his father disinherits him.
From 1829 to 1831, Mendelssohn went on a grand tour of Europe
from which he composed the Hebrides Overture following a visit to Scotland.
The entire Mozart family was on a grand tour of Europe
with an eye to cashing in on the child-wonder musical skills of Wolfgang and his older sister Nannerl, and they spent over a year in England, based in Chelsea, a stay perhaps extended by illness in the family.
Tomorrow at 7.15pm the Cardiff ensemble Pavane will perform their "Grand tour of Europe
" - an evening of courtly and popular renaissance songs, accompanied on authentic period instruments.
AN AUSSIE couple planning a grand tour of Europe
are spending an entire year in a Rhyl B&B.
But just the thought of doing the grand tour of Europe
plonked in a third row seat scares me.
AN AUDIENCE is set to be taken on a grand tour of Europe
without leaving Solihull later this week.