On February 18, 1735, the first recorded opera was presented in America. "Flora, or Hob in the Well," by Colley Cibber (1671-1757) and John Hippesley (d 1748) was performed in a court room in present-day Charleston, South Carolina.
Article in July Evangelical Times - I have an article on meditation in the July 2021 Etc. See here.
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