Virginia Woolf in London - 11 March, 1938

from The diary of Virginia Woolf. Vol.5, 1936-41, page 129:

Hitler has invaded Austria: that is at 10 last night his army crossed the frontier, unresisted. The Austrian national anthem was heard on the wireless for the last time.  We got a snatch of dance music from Vienna.  This fact, which combines with the Russian trials, like drops of dirty water mixing, puts its thorn into my morning:a pernickety one spent over notes.

cite as

Virginia Woolf, and Anne Olivier Bell and Andrew McNeillie (ed.), The diary of Virginia Woolf. Vol.5, 1936-41, volume 5 (Harmondsworth, 1985), p. 129. accessed: 22 April, 2024

location of experience: London


Virginia Woolf

Listening to

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Austrian National Anthem
unknown dance music

Experience Information

Date/Time 11 March, 1938
Medium broadcast
Listening Environment in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Jo Reardon on Mon, 30 Nov 2015 21:33:51 +0000
Approved on Sun, 20 Dec 2015 09:22:36 +0000