Forbidden Music Regained

Leo Smit Stichting
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Der Krieg is heint farbei

By Hans Krieg

Incidental music
Speaking voice and keyboard instrument (voice pf)
location of manuscript
private collection


Melodrama wörter fun Notowitsch, musik fun Hans Krieg. op. 112



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