of the Tourist Association unveiled the Memorial Stone with
the words: "This beautiful stone at this place signifies
for all residents of Kusel, friends and admirers of the great
singer a worthy, lasting memory".
of the County Council Gustav Adolf Held
underlined, in his eulogy, the close connection between the
singer and his birthplace and the universal admiration in
which he was held. He remembered Wunderlich with the words,
"The whole world becomes still[c39]
when his voice
sounds, he who lived here amongst us and who indeed rose like
a star over us."
ceremony at the Winterhelle was then enveloped by the worthy
tones of the trombones of the Kusel