If I think of Germany in the night

If I think of Germany in the night, City Hall Marketplace, Hamburg, geotagged, Black & White, Common Places, Heinrich Heine, Statue, Urban
City Hall Marketplace, Hamburg (OSM)

This statue was erected in commemoration of the German poet Heinrich Heine (1797 – 1856). The title is from the first line of his poem “Nachtgedanken”, where he casts a pessimistic view on the Germany of his time, not knowing that things would grow much much worse centuries later. Heine was a democrat and a…