Germany

The Twisted Muse: Musicians and Their Music in the Third Reich

Retrieved from: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: Research: Bibliographies Illustrates the effect of Nazi policies on German musical culture by exploring the lives of musicians in the Third Reich, from little-known musicians in local orchestras to major composers and performers. Reviews the use of music as a propaganda tool in schools and civic organizations. Includes extensive endnotes and an index.

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Books
Year: 
1997

Music and Nazism: Art under Tyranny, 1933-1945

Retrieved from: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: Research: Bibliographies Collection of essays mapping the landscape of musical culture in Nazi Germany. Explores the ideological underpinnings of the Nazi approach to music and the implications of these ideas on musicians in the Third Reich. Includes endnotes for each essay, biographical entries for all contributors, and an index.

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Books
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2003

Driven into Paradise: The Musical Migration from Nazi Germany to the United States

Retrieved from: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: Research: Bibliographies Essays chronicling the experiences of musicians forced to leave Nazi Germany for racial, political, or professional reasons. Presents case studies of well-known performers and composers who attempted to their musical careers in the United States. Includes an appendix listing musicologists who fled Europe in the 1930s and 1940s.

Material Type: 
Books
Year: 
1999

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