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Music and the Holocaust.


This website focuses on the role of music in the Holocaust, the systematic mass murder by the Nazis of six million European Jews, as well as homosexuals, communists, Roma, and other victims during the Second World War. Articles describe the wide range of musical activities that took place in camps and ghettos across Nazi-occupied Europe, focusing not only on the work of professional musicians and composers but equally on the music created and performed by millions of 'ordinary' people in response to their experiences of internment. The recordings include songs written and sung by victims across Europe, as well as full-length compositions written primarily in Theresienstadt and in the post-war period. The site includes biographies, background history, analysis, and Holocaust education resources.

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Record last modified: 2018-05-22 11:23:00
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