Painting and Music in the Third Reich

October 25, 2011

Wilhelm Kriessmann joins Carolyn Yeager for a discussion of the thriving and varied art and music life of National Socialist Germany. Dr. Kriessmann was in Austria during the 1930s, and stationed in Berlin from Dec. 1940 to March 1942, thus able to experience all of the culture that was available.

Image: Liepzig Symphony performance conducted by Wagnerian C. Muck, attended by Adolf Hitler. Enlarge

44 min. This audio has been edited from an original 2-hour program, so the transitions are sometimes abrupt in places.

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Interviews and discussions with Wilhelm Kriessmann conducted by Carolyn Yeager for "The Heretics' Hour" between March 2010 and November 2011.


Pages from Willi's and Trude's scrapbooks, presented as PDF's so you can enlarge the pages for more detailed viewing of the photographs.

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