Prague Concert Life, 1850-1881

Event title:

Arrival in Prague of the Archduke Franz Karl

Venue: Main State Railway Station [now Masarykovo nádraží]

Event type: State or civil events

Date: 24/05/1851 5pm

Season: Summer

Programme including:

General participants:
  • ensemble of Infantry Regiment of Prince Gustav von Wasa: participating ensemble
HAYDN, Franz Joseph : Austrian national hymn [anthem], vv


The Lokalzeitung of Bohemia 25/5/1851 publshed a report announcing that yesterday afternoon at 5pm the father of the monarch, His Royal Highness Archduke Franz Karl had arrived by private train and was met by high ranking city and local state dignitaries. Also present was a company and the music ensemble from the Infantry Regiment Wasa, which paraded and played the Volkshymn.

Summary of sources:

Bohemia (25/05/1851)