Baron von Bunsen in London - 3 February, 1852

from A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume II, page 278:

Letter from Bunsen to Baron Stockmar, Wednesday: 4th February, 1852 - I heard the two speakers last night. The House was divided in appreciation : yet I am convinced that when the House and the nation shall have read and digested the documents, Lord P. will be allowed to have been in the wrong. That was the impression with which I retired at half past eight, to hear the reading of the ' Midsummer Night's Dream '(incomparable even with recollections of Ludwig Tieck) by the person of most genius in England—Mrs. Fanny Kemble, intermingled with the magic tones of Mendelssohn : thus to …   more >>

cite as

Baroness von Bunsen, A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume II, volume 2 (London, 1868), p. 278. accessed: 24 May, 2024

location of experience: London


Baron von Bunsen
Diplomat, scholar, diplomat, Theologian

Listening to

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Music of Mendelssohn
written by Felix Mendelssohn

Experience Information

Date/Time 3 February, 1852
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Fri, 12 Jun 2015 14:03:28 +0100
Approved on Fri, 18 Sep 2015 13:53:30 +0100