Mourners at the funeral service of Felix Mendelssohn in Berlin - October, 1847

from A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume II, page 146:

An extract from a Contemporary Notice, 10th November, 1847 - At Berlin there was another solemn service, hymns and a funeral address, and two of the choruses out of his own Oratorio of ' St. Paul' were performed, the words of which, from Scripture, were suited to the occasion. Here, the Harmonic Society wish to have his bust executed in marble, and placed at their expense in the British Museum.
cite as

Baroness von Bunsen, A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume II, volume 2 (London, 1868), p. 146. accessed: 3 December, 2023

location of experience: Berlin


Listening to

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Two Choruses from 'St. Paul'
written by Felix Mendelssohn

Experience Information

Date/Time October, 1847
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Thu, 11 Jun 2015 14:29:48 +0100
Approved on Fri, 18 Sep 2015 12:54:16 +0100