Lecture: Jewish Refugee Musicians in Exile in Shanghai during World War II

Tuesday, March 28, 2023, at 5:30 p.m.
Class of 1951 Reading Room, Main Library, Vassar College

Sophie Fetthauer, PhD of the HfMT University in Hamburg, Germany.

Her multimedia lecture (PDF, 543KB) tells the little-known story of how Jewish refugee musicians from Europe were integrated into the cafés, nightclubs, and ballrooms in Shanghai, the so-called “Paris of the East.”

March 23, 2023