Forbidden Music Regained

Leo Smit Stichting
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De zon is verschenen

By Hans Krieg

Vocal music
Voice and piano (voice pf)
location of manuscript
published score
Kadimah, Amsterdam


Op. 57 no 2. The sun has come out

About Hans Krieg

Hans Krieg

The life of Hans Krieg, a German who became a Dutch citizen in 1951, was marked by the horrors of Nazi ideology. Before the war, a promising career as a composer and choral and opera conductor was on the horizon, however, when Hitler and the Nazi Party came to power, Krieg, as a persona non grata had to flee his homeland. He managed to establish a new life in the Netherlands, but after the war he had to rebuild his life. Once more he succeeded, and this humble man was recognized as a key figure in the Jewish community.

by Aagje Pabbruwe