Baron von Bunsen in Basel - in the beginning of 1840

from A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume 1, pages 578-579:

Letter from Bunsen to his wife, The Hotel Baur: 5th July, 1840 - I had been attracted towards a group of German countrymen singing in parts (to my great delight), when a party of French brethren in the faith (among them Valette, Le Grand of Freiburg, Jacquet of Glatz), singing the 'Hallelujah ' of Malan, drew me another way. The venerable Maire de Roche (looking like one of the Confessors among the Huguenots of the sixteenth century) spoke out of the fullness of his heart, as did Valette and others, in various words, showing union in spirit [...]

cite as

Baroness von Bunsen, A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume 1 (London, 1868), p. 578-579. accessed: 18 July, 2024

location of experience: Basel


Baron von Bunsen
Diplomat, scholar, diplomat, Theologian

Listening to

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performance of 'Unknown' performed by Germen Countrymen

Experience Information

Date/Time in the beginning of 1840
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Wed, 10 Jun 2015 14:10:56 +0100
Approved on Fri, 18 Sep 2015 10:08:47 +0100