Rediscovered: Sound file of Rabindranath Tagore’s speech in BerlinEnlarge image (© Humboldt University of Berlin)
Ninety three years back on 1st June 1921 Rabindranath Tagore, a great Indian poet, novelist, philosopher, ecologist and a Nobel laureate gave a lecture at the Assembly Hall of Berlin’s Friedrich Wilhelm University (Today’s Humboldt University of Berlin).
With his speech and his concept of ‘one world’ Tagore mesmerized the audience. Tagore re-visited Germany in 1926 and in 1930, when he also met Albert Einstein.
The speech and the sound file of the speech respectively at Humboldt University of Berlin, alma mater of Consul General Schmiedchen, has been rediscovered in the University archive.Enlarge image (© Humboldt University of Berlin)