Norbert Glanzberg, his “own carousel”

A musical journey into the fascinating life of one of the greatest French chansonniers of the 20th century

WEDNESDAY JUNE 13, 2012, 3:00 PM – MAIRIE DU 4e – 2, PLACE BAUDOYER- 75004 PARIS

As part of the Festival of Jewish Cultures, the CFMJ and the FSJU are pleased to invite you to Serge Glanzberg’s musical lecture:

NORBERT GLANZBERG, HIS “OWN CAROUSEL”

A Jewish composer and musician born in Galicia, Norbert Glanzberg fled Nazi Germany to France in 1933. He became famous for his film scores and popular songs, notably sung by Edith Piaf (Padam Padam, Padam, Mon manège à moi [My own carousel]), Yves Montand (Moi j’m’en fous, Les grands boulevards), Henri Salvador and Renée Lebas…

Norbert Glanzberg
Norbert Glanzberg

More than 10 years after his death, Glanzberg’s songs are still on everyone’s lips. Less well known is his classical work from the 1980s onwards, such as the Yiddish Suite, Holocaust Songs and Holocaust Lieders.

Illustrated by rare videos and a wealth of music, this lecture will reveal the many facets of a composer, melodist and virtuoso pianist whose work and life were marked by the tragic fate of the Jewish people during the dark years of Nazism.
A fascinating story told in pictures and music by Serge Glanzberg, Norbert Glanzberg’s son.

P.A.F.: €5; CFMJ members: invitation by prior arrangement on 09 77 71 96 57
Magazine Festival of Jewish Cultures 2012

Price: €5; CFMJ members: by prior arrangement by calling 09 77 71 96 57.
Festival of Jewish Cultures Magazine 2012

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