List of composers influenced by the Holocaust

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This is a list of composers who have written music about the Holocaust, or who were directly influenced by the holocaust. This list is alphabetical by name.



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Krzysztof Penderecki's Dies Irae (also known as the "Auschwitz Oratorio") is a well known work written in memory of The Holocaust.

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Arnold Schoenberg's A Survivor from Warsaw depicts the story of a survivor from Warsaw's ghetto during the Second World War

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The Polish composer Władysław Szpilman survived the Holocaust. The film The Pianist is based on his life.

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  1. ^ The Final Ingredient The New York Times, Monday, April 12, 1965 (Retrieved on 7 December 2007)
  2. ^ Timeless music (a review of The Final Ingredient: An Opera of the Holocaust in One Act.) The Chronicle (Kansas City, Kansas), March, 1997 (Retrieved on 7 December 2007)
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o Music in response to the Holocaust (Retrieve July 7, 2007)
  4. ^ In the Name of the Holocaust (1942)
  5. ^ Hanns Eisler Hanns Eisler Project (Retrieved July 16, 2007)
  6. ^ Stand Fast (Fest steht) United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Music of the Holocaust: Highlights from the Collection (Retrieved on 30 July 2007)
  7. ^ Mordechai Gebirtig His Poetic and Musical Legacy by Gertrude Schneider. Praeger Publishers ISBN 0-275-96657-7
  8. ^ Our Town Is Burning United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Music of the Holocaust: Highlights from the Collection (Retrieved on 30 July 2007)
  9. ^ The Walls Are Quiet Now Albany Records (2001)
  10. ^ Holocaust - A Music Memorial Film from Auschwitz Golijov homepage (Retrieved on 16 July 2007)
  11. ^ Kertesz, Imre. "Górecki's Symphony no.3, 'Symphony of Sorrowful Songs'". Le Chercheur de traces. Retrieved on 16 July 2007.
  12. ^ Han-Leon, Chia. "Symphony No.3, op.36 (1976)". The Flying Inkpot, 09 December 1999. Retrieved on 16 July 2007.
  13. ^ Pavel HAAS - Czech Composer Czech Music Information Centre (Retrieve July 17, 2007)
  14. ^ [1] American composer, pacifist, conscientious objector in World War II, wrote 8-movement Requiem for the Six Million in 1960s. Performed by chorus from local synagogue and Unitarian congregation with brass, percussion, organ and piano, Jacksonville, Florida USA, 1965. Text by Charles White McGehee, Unitarian minister.
  15. ^ Friling – Spring by Shmerke Kaczerginski in an online exhibition by Yad Vashem
  16. ^ Rivkele di shabesdike Music during the Holocaust (Retrieved 28 October 2007)
  17. ^ Gideon Klein - Czech Composer Czech Music Information Centre (Retrieved July 17, 2007)
  18. ^ Wally Kleucker - American Composer In Remembrance of the Holocaust Victims for mixed chorus and organ
  19. ^ [2] Oregon Literary Review
  20. ^ Hans Krasa - Czech Composer Czech Music Information Centre (Retrieved Juli 17, 2007)
  21. ^ Jozef Kropinski Music during the Holocaust (Retrieved 28 October 2007)
  22. ^ Szymon Laks Music during the Holocaust (Retrieved 28 October 2007)
  23. ^ SONGS OF REMEMBRANCE (1996) Song cycle on poems of the Holocaust; soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor, bass-baritone, piano, oboe and oboe d'amore. [3] Oratorio: Testimony of Witnesses [4][5]
  24. ^ Aron Liebeskind Music during the Holocaust (Retrieved 28 October 2007)
  25. ^ Die Feinde (opera) Spanish Wikipedia
  26. ^ Rischin, Rebecca (2003). For the end of time : the story of the Messiaen quartet. Cornell University Press. ISBN 0-8014-4136-6.
  27. ^ Luigi Nono's "Ricorda cosa ti hanno fatto ad Auschwitz" Penn State School of Music (Retrieved 8 July 2008)
  28. ^ Letter to Warsaw Thomas Pasatieri homepage (Retrieve July 17, 2007)
  29. ^ Soli, Choir and Ensemble or Orchestra works Penderecki homepagem (Retrieve May 24, 2007)
  30. ^ Holocaust Memorial Cantata (1992)
  31. ^ The Muse that Sings: Composers Speak about the Creative Process by Ann McCutchan (1999) ISBN 0-19-512707-2
  32. ^ Erwin Schulhoff (Retrieve July 7, 2007)
  33. ^ Korczak's Orphans Adam Silverman (Retrieved 11 January 2008)
  34. ^ Biography Leo Smit (Retrieved 29 October 2007)
  35. ^ Stockhausen: A Biography by Kurtz, Michael. 1992, translated by Richard Toop. London and Boston: Faber and Faber. ISBN 0-571-14323-7
  36. ^ Karel Svenk Classical Composers (S) (Retrieved 28 January 2008)
  37. ^ The Pianist: The Extraordinary True Story of One Man's Survival in Warsaw, 1939–1945 by Władysław Szpilman, Foreword Andrzej Szpilman (2002) ISBN 0-312-31135-4
  38. ^ "Ein Judische Kind" Music of remembrance (Retrieved 28 October 2007)
  39. ^ A Child of Our Time. Michael Tippett's web site (Retrieve July 15, 2007)
  40. ^ Biography Viktor Ullmann Foundation (Retrieved July 15, 2007)
  41. ^ "I Wander Through Theresienstadt" Music of remembrance (Retrieved 28 October 2007)
  42. ^ Recovering a Holocaust Opera Alex Ross review of 'The Passenger' (Retrieved 14 August 2013)
  43. ^ Dachau Lied (Retrieve July 7, 2007)
  44. ^ Herbert Zipper Music during the Holocaust (Retrieved 28 October 2007)
  45. ^ Krystyna Zywulska Music during the Holocaust (Retrieved 28 October 2007)

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