Child of Baron von Bunsen et al. in London - 19 June, 1853

from A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume II, page 313:

Extract from Diaries - Then one of their number, (Dr. Weyden), in a very neat speech, proposed the health of my father, who replied in a very good speech (the first I have heard him make in German), and gave, ' Success to the Singer-Union and to Cologne!' ending with 'Alaaf Koln ' which then resounded on all sides. The last speech was made by Benedict, who spoke with eloquence and taste on the unity as well as the difference between the two great branches of the Germanic race, and ended with the Queen's health, which was followed by three ' Hochs ! ' and then a simultaneous burst of 'God save…   more >>
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Baroness von Bunsen, A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume II, volume 2 (London, 1868), p. 313. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1434119307120 accessed: 20 October, 2021

location of experience: London

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God Save the Queen performed by Eighty Singers from Cologne

Experience Information

Date/Time 19 June, 1853
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Fri, 12 Jun 2015 15:28:27 +0100
Approved on Sat, 19 Sep 2015 09:55:03 +0100