Baron von Bunsen in Berlin - 20 January, 1828

from A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume 1, page 305:

Letter from Bunsen to his wife, Berlin: 22nd January - I am writing on as fine a spring day as can be imagined ; blue sky—one window open, the other with the blind drawn, that the sun may not shine into my eyes. The good school boys have been enabled to sing their chorale without icy wind and snow, such as we had recently. On the King's return from Potsdam on the 15th, two of his outriders were frostbitten in the face, owing to 20° of Reaumur. . . . The cold diminished to 6° by Sunday, the 20th, when the Festival of the Prussian Orders with that of the Foundation of the Monarchy (the …   more >>
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Baroness von Bunsen, A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume 1 (London, 1868), p. 305. accessed: 27 February, 2024

location of experience: Berlin


Baron von Bunsen
Diplomat, scholar, diplomat, Theologian

Listening to

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Come Holy Ghost performed by German School boys
Te Deum
written by George Frideric Handel
performed by German School Boys

Experience Information

Date/Time 20 January, 1828
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Tue, 09 Jun 2015 10:43:38 +0100
Approved on Thu, 17 Sep 2015 16:46:06 +0100