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Gertrude Schneider sings ghetto songs

Recorded Sound | Digitized | RG Number: RG-91.2090

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    Gertrude Schneider sings ghetto songs


    Gertrude Schneider, originally of Vienna, Austria, was deported with her family to the Riga Ghetto. On this January 26, 1985 recording, she sings several ghetto songs, including: "Moorsoldten" (tune, with variant German lyrics as performed in German ghetto), "Azoy mus zayn" (Latvian camp song, in Yiddish), "Tuchi nad gorodom vstali" (Latvian ghetto song, in Russian), and "Ich hab kein Heimatland (fragment, in German).
    Recorded:  1985 January 26
    Performer: Gertrude Schneider
    Audiocassette; magnetic

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Schneider, Gertrude.

    Administrative Notes

    Recorded Sound Provenance
    Since 1992, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's music historian has collected historic sound recordings, published materials, interviews, and music related to the Holocaust and World War II.
    Recorded Sound Notes
    Musicologist's file contains: Envelope and response card from Erick Schneider; typed note from Gertrude Schneider to Bret Werb; two handwritten cards from Gertrude Schneider to Bret Werb plus envelope; invitation to a tribute for Mordechai Gebirtig; 2 typed letters from Bret Werb to Gertrude Schneider; track list with handwritten notes; typed information on the Schneiders' address

    Related USHMM collections include: Oral history interview with Gertrude Schneider, Accession Number: 2010.22, RG Number: RG-50.613.0001, and Claude Lanzmann Shoah Collection, Interview with Gertrude Schneider, Accession Number: 1996.166, RG Number: RG-60.5015.
    Recorded Sound Source
    Bret Werb
    File Number
    Musicology Tape Number: 198
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    2024-02-21 07:27:18
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