Georg Henschel in Vienna - 6 April, 1897

from Musings and Memories of a Musician, pages 129-130:

At last the coffin with its precious load appeared in the doorway. Every head uncovered. Amid reverential and most impressive silence it was lifted on to the open funeral car […] Before the building of the “Society of the Friends of Music,” the procession halted. The doors and pillars were draped in black cloth. On either side of the …   more >>

cite as

Georg Henschel, Musings and Memories of a Musician (London, 1918), p. 129-130. accessed: 23 July, 2024

location of experience: Vienna


Georg Henschel
baritone, Composer, Conducting, Pianist

Listening to

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Farewell, Op. 93a, No. 4
written by Johannes Brahms
performed by Wiener Singverein

Experience Information

Date/Time 6 April, 1897
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public


Henschel is describing the funeral of Johannes Brahms.

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Mon, 30 Oct 2017 18:34:55 +0000
Approved on Tue, 05 Dec 2017 15:49:14 +0000