~ Gesang und Liebe im schönen Verein ~
These lines are in a verse entitled "Die vier Weltalter" (the four periods of history) by Friedrich von Schiller 1802 and set to music in 1816 by Franz Schubert. The relief stein is marked with the German patent #154927 associated with Adolph Diesinger and "Germany 745" ca. 1900.
Gesang und Liebe im schönen Verein,
erhalten dem Leben den Jugendschein
Song and love in beautiful harmony,
will maintain the youthful glow of life,
Translation: Les Hopper compilation/Roy De Selms
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