Stories

Music Process 1800

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The waves the French Revolution created also led the periphery of Europe to a ripple on the surface of the otherwise tranquil Uppsala.
Lars F. Leijel, Director of Music became involved in the "game" that th Junta, an association Republican students did at the celebrations in Uppsala Gustaf IV Adolf's coronation.

   

The Discovery of Sweden’s Largest Treasure 

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In October 1937 two construction workers, Westerberg and Karlsson, were doing repair work in a former potato shop at Lilla Nygatan 5 in Gamla Stan, Stockholm. As they broke through an old concrete floor in the basement of the shop they discovered an immense hoard of silver coins and silver pieces hidden below the floor.

   

Swedish Properties inherited by Henrik Leijel (1717-1803) from his mother Hedwig Lucia née Lohe (1684-1770) and sold to Baron Gustaf Celsing in 1781

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Henrik Adamsson Leijel decided to leave Sweden and settle in England.

   

A love story from the 1600s Älvkarleby

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The maiden Anna Leijel’s marriage to the Mine Bailiff Holm put the vicar out of office.

   

Extract from the book Nemesis Divina (Carl von Linné)

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Notes regarding Leijel in Nemesis Divina.