George Townsend Warner - early 20th Century

from The diaries of Sylvia Townsend Warner, page 103:

Paris has fallen - has been abandoned.  My father used to make a face at the Schubert Marche Militaire because it was to that tune the Germans marched into Paris in the war of '70.

cite as

Sylvia Townsend Warner, and Claire Harman (ed.), The diaries of Sylvia Townsend Warner (:London, 1995), p. 103. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1443878205672 accessed: 14 June, 2021

Listeners

George Townsend Warner
history teacher
1865-1916

Listening to

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Marche Militaire
written by Franz Schubert, Franz Schubert

Experience Information

Date/Time early 20th Century

Originally submitted by Jo Reardon on Sat, 03 Oct 2015 14:16:45 +0100
Approved on Tue, 13 Oct 2015 14:42:27 +0100