Sigismund von Neukomm et al. in Bern - 4 March, 1841
4 March, 1841.... All my children and my husband had presents for me [on my birthday]. Neukomm gave me a composition of his own to some pretty lines expressive of what my feelings might be on this day, and it was sung by Frances and Emilia [her daughters], accompanied by him in the organ.
5 March. - I have much more to tell of the remainder of my birthday, in which I heard some charming music, due to a party of singers conjured together, and another composition of Neukomm's, of which I had known nothing. Afterwards he and the Countess Mortier, the French Ambassadress, played a duet, he on the… more >>
Frances von Bunsen, Letter from Baroness Bunsen to Heinrich Abeken, 4-5 March 1841. In Augustus Hare (ed.), The Life and Letters of Frances Baroness Bunsen, volume 2 (London, 1879), p. 22. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1375787449 accessed: 21 November, 2017
location of experience: Bern
Originally submitted by hgb3 on Tue, 03 Dec 2013 15:18:19 +0000