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Between Latvia and Germany. The Baltic artist Johann Walter-Kurau
"The joy in painting nature begins only when the eye starts to see – behind the objects themselves – the melodic structure of the colors and the fine connections in the architecture of the forms," wrote the Baltic painter Johann Walter alias Walter-Kurau (1869 Jelgava/Mitau - 1932 Berlin), known...
Ein Lied geht um die Welt (A Song Goes Around the World) / Die tote Stadt op. 12 – Glück, das mir verblieb (The dead city – Joy, that remained to me)
Hans May (music), Ernst Neubach (text) / Erich Wolfgang Korngold (music), Paul Schott (text) / Richard Resch (tenor), Lutz Landwehr von Pragenau (piano)
Projekt zur Tiefenerschließung des Teilnachlasses Max Herrmann-Neiße ("Project for the Deeper Indexing of the Partial Estate of Max Herrmann-Neisse")
He was one of the best-known writers in Berlin during the Weimar period and later a prominent face of exile poetry – yet Max Herrmann-Neisse was largely forgotten after his early death. In order to remedy this, the Martin Opitz Library has opened up a partial estate for posterity, including...
The Schaleks – a Central European Family / Schalekovi – středoevr+ opská rodina
A war correspondent, an artistic witness of the Shoah, a resistance fighter and escape helper, a judge in the Hanussen trial and an activist of the German minority – all from one German-Czech-Jewish family.