Forbidden Music Regained


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Al Naharot Bawäl

By Hans Krieg

genre
Vocal music
instrumentation
Female choir and piano (SAA pf)
year
1961
status
published score
Kadimah, Amsterdam

Details

In 'Songs for choir'. No. 25 Original composition Hans Krieg

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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