Music and the Holocaust

From Hitler’s rise to power in 1933 until the liberation in 1945, music played an integral role in daily life under Nazism. On this website, you can learn about diverse composers and musicians, including those who supported the Nazis and those who became their victims. Visit the music page for a wide range of sound recordings of music and songs, or explore musical life in ghettos and camps across Europe using the interactive map. The resources section provides educational and reference material for further reading and listening.

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