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The Legacy of Migrant Musicians from Nazi-Europe in Britain 


Repertoire Guides
These repertoire guides have been curated by our project team as a way of promoting repertoire by emigre composers. Assorted by ensemble, each document lists a range of composers, a short biography and repertoire. 
Free to download

Royal College of Music

Hans Gál: What A Life! - Notes and Manuscript


Singing a Song in a Foreign Land - online resource with oral history interviews, biographies and performance footage


Peter Gellhorn Project - AHRC funded exploration of Peter Gellhorn’s musical legacy


RCM Research Department


RCM Centre for Performance Science


RCM Museum of Music



External resources and organisations

Musik und Migration Salzburg 

LexM Hamburg University - Online encyclopaedia about musicians persecuted by the Nazi Regime


Exil Arte Vienna


Musica Reanimata Berlin


Forbidden Music Regained, Leo Smit Foundation Amsterdam


Festival Verfemte Musik Schwerin


Jewish Music and Theatre

online resource from the AHRC funded project 'Performing the Jewish Canon'


Insiders Outsiders Festival


Orel Foundation


Forum Voix étouffées


Holocaust Music (ORT)


International Centre for Suppressed Music

 Solo Piano
Vocal & Piano
Mixed Choir 
(A Capella)
Unaccompanied String Instrument
Women & Mens Choir (A Capella)
Other Large Instrumental Ensembles
Ensemble with solo voice(s)
Unaccompanied Wind/Brass Instrument
Choir, Piano & Organ
Chamber Ensemble with Piano(s)
Solo voice(s) and orchestra
Solo voice(s) a capella
Violin and Piano
String Quartets
Small Mixed
Other String Ensembles
Small Wind Ensembles
String Orchestra
Other String Instrument and Piano
Wind/Brass Instrument and Piano
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