The Mourners of Baron von Bunsen in Bonn - 1 December, 1860

from A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume II, page 579:

As the procession of mourners began to move, the coffin was carried down the staircase by his sons, Ernest, Charles, and George, and his son-in-law, Baron von Ungern-Sternberg, assisted by Drs. Kamphausen and Week, who had been Bunsen's fellow-labourers in the ' Bibelwerk,' and by them it was borne along the streets of Bonn to the cemetery, some of the students taking their turn as bearers. The sounds of a favourite hymn-tune, proceeding from the same orgue expressif to which the loved departed had been so fond of listening in his lifetime, accompanied the coffin as it was being …   more >>

cite as

Baroness von Bunsen, A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume II, volume 2 (London, 1868), p. 579. accessed: 21 May, 2024

location of experience: Bonn


Listening to

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Jerusalem, du hoch-gebaute Stadt!

Experience Information

Date/Time 1 December, 1860
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Mon, 15 Jun 2015 15:31:56 +0100
Approved on Sun, 20 Sep 2015 10:44:21 +0100