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Erich Frost's songs and interview

Recorded Sound | Digitized | RG Number: RG-91.2193

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    Overview

    Description
    Texts and songs from Erich Frost (taped perhaps in the 1970s; from a private collection)
    Contributor
    Performer: Erich Frost
    Biography
    Erich Frost (1900–1987), a musician and devout Jehovah’s Witness, was active in the religious resistance to Hitler’s authority. Caught smuggling pamphlets from Switzerland to Germany, he was imprisoned in the Sachsenhausen concentration camp near Berlin where he composed this song in 1942. Later deported to a labor camp at Alderney, Channel Islands, Frost survived the war and returned to Germany to serve the Watchtower Society.
    Format
    Audiocassette; magnetic

    Physical Details

    Language
    German
    Genre/Form
    Music. Oral histories.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    This archival media can only be accessed in a Museum reading room or other on-campus viewing stations.
    Copyright
    Copyright Undetermined
    Conditions on Use
    Owner of copyright, if any, is undetermined. It is possible this is an orphan work. It is the responsibility of anyone interested in reproducing, broadcasting, or publishing content to determine copyright holder and secure permission, or perform a diligent Fair Use analysis.

    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
    Copy for USHMM made in October 2001
    Recorded Sound Source
    Bret Werb
    Record last modified:
    2024-02-21 07:29:26
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