Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Holocaust Music

The idea of collecting music written in internment camps before and during World War II may not occur to everyone.

But that has been Francesco Lotoro's quest since 1991.

"To allow the musicians to continue to work was also a way to control them better," said the 44-year-old Italian Jew. "At Auschwitz, there were seven orchestras."
(to me via Nextbook.)

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