Frances von Bunsen - 5 April, 1850

from Letter from Baroness Bunsen to her daughter Mary on the day after her marriage, 5 April 1850, page 141:

This morning I went up-stairs to count what children I had left! Then your father came, and when our remnant was all collected, I proposed singing the hymn “Wie schön leucht uns den Morgenstern”—which I was surprised by your father’s desiring to change for the hymn “Wer weiss wie nahe mir mein Ende ”—and after two verses of that, he desired to have four verses of “O wie selig seid ihr doch, ihr Frommen.” Then we read the 90th Psalm, and he prayed—having told us that he had received intelligence of your Aunt Christiana’s death! She went to her rest on the Wednesday in …   more >>
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Frances von Bunsen, Letter from Baroness Bunsen to her daughter Mary on the day after her marriage, 5 April 1850. In Augustus Hare (ed.), The Life and Letters of Frances Baroness Bunsen, volume 2 (London, 1879), p. 141. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1375781661 accessed: 24 November, 2017

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Frances von Bunsen
Writer, Painting
1791-1876

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German hymns performed by Baron von Bunsen, Frances von Bunsen

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Date/Time 5 April, 1850
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in private, in the company of others

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Tue, 03 Dec 2013 14:03:18 +0000