Richard Church et al. in Lake Constance, Germany - the 1930's

from The Voyage Home, pages 169–70 :

We reached the extreme western tip of Lake Constance one evening when darkness was settling prematurely and threateningly over the countryside as an alpine thunderstorm gathered … Under a cannonade of thunder we fled for shelter to a small inn near by.  It was a peasants’ haunt, but clean and welcoming.

Nor were we the only refugees from the storm, which raged all that evening and through the night.  A band of Hungarian gypsies came in.  They were on their way to north Germany, to play for the summer season in a sophisticated restaurant in one of the …   more >>

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Richard Church, The Voyage Home (London, 1964), p. 169–70 . accessed: 21 July, 2024

location of experience: Lake Constance, Germany


Richard Church
editor, Civil service, Novelist, Poet […]
Catharina Anna Schimmer

Listening to

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Hungarian gypsy music performed by Hungarian gypsies

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1930's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Sun, 15 Nov 2015 14:54:53 +0000
Approved on Tue, 29 Mar 2016 14:07:18 +0100