The Gruesome Story of the Day: Nazi Death Camp Music

The Nazis fancied themselves to be lovers of good music.  Wagner, Strauss, Mozart, Puccini.  While there’s debate whether this music was ever played in the death camps, some insist that it was.

Bill Ecker has tried to document what was played in the camps and for what purposes.  If what he claims stands up to historical scrutiny, this ranks as some of the most perverted and heinous use of music in the history of human race.

Read Ecker’s post (and a rebuttal) here.

 

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

One thought on “The Gruesome Story of the Day: Nazi Death Camp Music

  • June 28, 2012 at 6:13 am
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    While there's debate whether this music was ever played in the death camps, some insist that it was.

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