TUESDAY 19 October @ 7pm: "The Spectre Bridegroom" with Elder and Derry
Washington Irving was an American historian, biographer, and essayist who also served as ambassador to Spain (1842-46). He was the first American author to achieve international literary renown. The Spectre Bridegroom (1819-20) is part of “The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.,” is Irving’s popular collection of short stories, folklore, travelogues, and essays. A cavalier tries to deliver the message to a baron that his daughter’s groom has been killed, but falls in love with the bride. Elder & Derry present this classic tale in voice.