Gal: Music in Exile

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 19TH MARCH 2014

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20th February 2014 until 19th March 2014
 
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An exploration of the life and times of Austrian-Jewish composer, Hans Gal, in the wider context of persecution of musicians under the Nazi regime. The exhibition at The Wiener Library features original documents and images related to Gal's life. Gal fled Germany in the 1930s to avoid persecution after his music was banned, and even spent part of the Second World War interned in the UK because of his nationality.

 

About The Wiener Library

The Wiener Library is the world's oldest library dedicated to the study of the Holocaust, its causes and legacies. The library also hosts a regular programme of small exhibitions looking at issues surrounding the Nazi regime and the Holocaust, as well as pursuing universal themes of persecution and genocide. More about The Wiener Library

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Russell Square Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Goodge Street Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
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Camden Road Overground Station
 
29 minutes walk
 
Euston Railway Station
 
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Russell Court NCP
 
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Brunswick Square NCP
 
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German Jews and the First World War German Jews and the First World War This exhibition at The Wiener Library examines the experience of Germany-Jewry during and after the First World War, by taking a multi-dimensional approach to examining the experience of German-Jewish servicemen under the German Empire, the Weimar Republic, and later under the Nazis.22nd July 2014Thursday 2nd October 2014 Where:
The Wiener Library, 29  Russell Square      WC1B 5DP
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Free EventOngoing
German Jews and the First World War
event > Exhibitions | PRICING  Free  
DATES  24th June to 2nd October 2014
VENUE  The Wiener Library 
This exhibition at The Wiener Library examines the experience of Germany-Jewry during and after the First World War, by taking a multi-dimensional approach to examining the experience of German-Jewish servicemen under the German Empire, the Weimar Republic, and later under the Nazis.... More about this event
 

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