Lübeck´s College of Music is located at Peterstraße, one of the nicest lanes within the Old Town area and ... More
Musikerlebnis hinter historischen Fassaden
Lübeck´s College of Music is located at Peterstraße, one of the nicest lanes within the Old Town area and which UNESCO has declared part of the world´s cultural heritage. Wonderful, carefully renovated merchant houses of different architectural periods line the street leading towards the water. There could hardly be a nicer ambience for a College of Music. Concerts and events take place here almost every day. In addition to music nights which are organized by the students and professors of the College, there are also song nights.
The Heiligen Geist Hospital at Koberg certainly belongs among the major Old Town sights. Lübeck´s wealthy merchants designed the building
to be a home for the poor and sick in 1280, and it still has an old people´s home ...
The masses of war refugees after 1945 meant that the number of Lübeck residents grew to over 250,000 by 1945,
thus doubling the city size. Many of these people lived in the new residential areas built since the early ...
When French troops had occupied Lübeck in 1806, the soldiers eagerly confiscated, requisitioned or simply plundered goods. They would also
surely have ransacked Gothmund had they found it. But the fishermen's village upon the Trave river was so secluded ...