Forbidden Music Regained

Leo Smit Stichting
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Het verstoorde wiegelied

By Hans Krieg

Vocal music
Voice and piano (voice pf)


Words by Cor Zwart

Music by Hans Wormser (possibly an alter alias of Hans Krieg, Hans Wormser is also the composer of a film score 'Wind in de zeilen' in 1937



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