Adele Fellenburg in Black Forest - 1846

from Letter from Baroness Bunsen to her daughter Frances, 15 July 1846, page 89:

I have received a visit to-day from Elise Fellenburg of Hofwyl. She told me of the death of her sister Adèle, whom she described as…having found peace of mind and relief from pain in the house of Pfarrer Blumhardt, in a village of the Black Forest near Calw…. [Adèle] had told her sister she felt well, and in comfort, not long before a change in her features caused alarm, when Elise called in the clergyman, who saw plainly the last hour was come, and after praying by her side, began to sing a hymn, in which his wife and children, the maid-servants, and by degrees other inmates silently …   more >>
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Baroness von Bunsen, Letter from Baroness Bunsen to her daughter Frances, 15 July 1846. In Augustus Hare (ed.), The Life and Letters of Frances Baroness Bunsen, volume 1 (London, 1879), p. 89. accessed: 15 June, 2024

location of experience: Black Forest


Listening to

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hymn sung at a deathbed performed by congergation of Pfarrer Blumhardt

Experience Information

Date/Time 1846
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Wed, 04 Dec 2013 18:37:42 +0000