Frances von Bunsen in Heidelberg - early June, 1856

from Letter from Baroness Bunsen to her daugher Emilia, 13 June 1856, pages 204-205:

If you think yourself the victim of neglect, consider your mother and sisters as the victims of dissipation. Morning, noon, and evening—visitors; if I did not get up at six, I should never write a letter or do anything else.... [T]here were meetings for music, complicated and beautified by Joachim, the unequalled violinist: and by performance of Neukomm’s masses, by ladies, headed and generalled by Frances. Then came Mr. and Mrs. Grote, and yesterday afternoon we had full assemblage of fanatici per la musica at Le Mire’s, afterwards a drive with the Grote’s, and tea at home, with Mr. …   more >>
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Frances von Bunsen, Letter from Baroness Bunsen to her daugher Emilia, 13 June 1856. In Augustus Hare (ed.), The Life and Letters of Frances Baroness Bunsen, volume 2 (London, 1879), p. 204-205. accessed: 24 November, 2017

location of experience: Heidelberg


Frances von Bunsen
Writer, Painting

Listening to

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written by Sigismund von Neukomm
performed by Sigismund von Neukomm, Frances Helen Bunsen

Experience Information

Date/Time early June, 1856
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in private, in the company of others

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Wed, 26 Feb 2014 17:57:36 +0000