King Frederick William IV in Berlin - September, 1857

from A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume II, page 441:

Letter from Bunsen to Fanny and Theodore, The Palace at Berlin, Friday early, 11th September, 1857 - Then, I presented to the King, in succession, three Australians (natives of Germany), then about eighty English, then the Magyars, then the Belgians, then the Dutch (among them Cappadou, a converted Jew), then the Swiss(Merle d'Aubigne), then the French (Matter-Pressense was there), then those of German tongue, and the Berlinese last. All made short and good addresses. At the close ' Lebe hoch!'—then sudden silence—the Germans had formed a circle, and as the King entered the portal of his …   more >>
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Baroness von Bunsen, A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume II, volume 2 (London, 1868), p. 441. accessed: 14 June, 2024

location of experience: Berlin


King Frederick William IV

Listening to

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Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott performed by Austrailian English, Magyars, Belgians, Dutch, Swiss, French and Berlinese

Experience Information

Date/Time September, 1857
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Mon, 15 Jun 2015 14:04:20 +0100
Approved on Sat, 19 Sep 2015 16:54:00 +0100