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Igo Krischer papers

Document | Accession Number: 2016.152.1

The collection contains correspondence, certificates, booklets, flyers, and photographs, related to the musical career of Igo Krischer (1906-1993), a Polish jazz drummer, singer, and composer, and to his activities during World War II, which he spent in exile in Iran and Palestine. Included is correspondence from his family who remained in occupied Poland; photographs of family, friends, and bandmates, from approximately the 1930s and 1940s, as well as later images of Krischer; identification documents used by Krischer, ranging from his birth certificate to his union membership card; and printed fliers and booklets containing lyrics and music for songs composed or performed by Krischer and his band, "The Jolly Boys."

Date
1917-approximately 1984  (inclusive)
Language
Polish
Hebrew
English
Genre/Form
Photographs.
Extent
12 folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Michael E. Seitler
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Record last modified: 2018-03-27 10:52:38
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