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Hans Johann Krása
Hans Krása (30 November 1899 – 17 October 1944) was a Czech composer, murdered during the Holocaust at Auschwitz. He helped to organize cultural life in Theresienstadt concentration camp.
Composer
... The Auschwitz Women's Orchestra, which was comprised of female musicians living in the Nazi ...
... A story is shared of singing Ludwig van Beethoven's Ninth Symphony at Auschwitz. He recounts how ...
Reviews
The Instrumentalist (2004) Vol. 58, No. 9, pp. 65
... "Alma Rosé: Vienna to Auschwitz" (Amadeus Press) by Richard Newman and Karen Kirtley is reviewed ...
... World War II, with a focus on musical ensembles in Auschwitz-Birkenau, in particular the orchestra ... Auschwitz women's orchestra was established in April 1943 upon the initiative of camp directors Franz ...
... To mark the 60th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, the notorious German concentration ... . On January 22, 2005, BBC2 will show "Holocaust - A Music Memorial from Auschwitz," a performance film shot in the camp. ...
... her life in Auschwitz, who has been the focus of a BBC radio program, a book "Inherit the Truth ... " (DLM), and a television film in which she revisits Auschwitz, "The Works: Playing to Survive," to be shown on BBC2 on October 24, 1996. ...
Viktor Ullmann
Viktor Ullmann (1 January 1898, in Teschen – 18 October 1944, in KZ Auschwitz-Birkenau) was a Silesia-born Austrian composer, conductor and pianist.
Composer
... and a leader of an all-woman's ensemble in Auschwitz. Discusses her professional development, and her ...
... prisoners at the infamous Auschwitz concentration camp during World War II. ...
... To mark the 52nd anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp, schoolchildren ... children in the Theresienstadt camp, who were later sent to Auschwitz. ...
... Richard Newman's and Karen Kirtley's biography of violinist Alma Rosé, who died in Auschwitz in 1944 (Weidle, 2003), is reviewed. ...
... Vienna in 1906 and perished in the Auschwitz concentration camp in 1944. Explains that she had fled ... Austria following the Nazi takeover but was eventually captured and sent to Auschwitz, where she was ...
Olivier Greif
Olivier Greif (3 January 1950, Paris – 13 May 2000, Paris) was a French composer of Polish-Jewish parentage. His father was an Auschwitz survivor, a fact which affected Greif deeply and led him to compose a number of Holocaust-...
Composer
... "), Luigi Nono's "Recorda cosa ti hanno fatto in Auschwitz" ("Remember What They Did to You in Auschwitz"), and Krzysztof Penderecki's "Dies Irae." ...
... was in existence at the Nazi concentration camp in Auschwitz from 1943 to 1944. Notes that the ...
... Terezin Czechoslovakia was a collection point for Jews destined for the gas chambers of Auschwitz ...
... "To commemorate the 60th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the BBC had made a ...
... Reviews "Das Frauenorchester in Auschwitz. Musikalische Zwangsarbeit und ihre Bewältigung," (The ... Auschwitz Women's Orchesta, Musical Forced Labor and the Process of Coping With It) by Gabriele Knapp ...
... Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, and died suddenly in that horrific environment under mysterious circumstances. Calls this a fascinating book. ...