Scholar to speak on music, Holocaust

Music researcher Elizabeth Jordan will present “The Holocaust: Musicians and Choices” on Sept. 9 at Wake Forest University.

Jordan’s lecture about the Third Reich’s effect on music and musicians during Adolph Hitler’s reign in Germany will begin at 8 p.m. in Brendle Recital Hall.

The event is free and open to the public.

The discussion will center on songs that were composed in concentration camps and ghettos, and other songs that have psychological importance among prisoners and survivors. The lecture will also include personal stories of concentration camp survivors presented by Jordan.

Jordan is coordinator and teacher of introduction to music courses at Appalachian State University. The event is sponsored by Wake Forest’s Jewish Student Organization and the music department. For information, call 336-758-5026.

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