Songs That Bridge The Wire

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In 1965, the Third Programme made a rare foray into the musical landscape of the ghettos and concentration camps of Nazi-occupied Europe. Ezra Jurmann, a former child inmate of the Strasdenhof Concentration Camp in Latvia, deported there with his family from Dresden in 1942, described and sang some of the many songs he encountered in the darkest of times.

Producer Robert Gunnell.

In 1965, the Third Programme made a rare foray into the musical landscape of the ghettos and concentration camps of Nazi-occupied Europe. Ezra Jurmann, a former child inmate of the Strasdenhof Concentration Camp in Latvia, deported there with his family from Dresden in 1942, described and sang some of the many songs he encountered in the darkest of times.

Producer Robert Gunnell.

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"In 1965, the Third Programme made a rare foray into the musical landscape of the ghettos and concentration camps of Nazi-occupied Europe. Ezra Jurmann, a former child inmate of the Strasdenhof Concentration Camp in Latvia, deported there with his family from Dresden in 1942, described and sang some of the many songs he encountered in the darkest of times.

Producer Robert Gunnell.

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Holocaust survivor Ezra Jurman in a recording made for the Third Programme in 1965.

In 1965, the Third Programme made a rare foray into the musical landscape of the ghettos and concentration camps of Nazi-occupied Europe. Ezra Jurmann, a former child inmate of the Strasdenhof Concentration Camp in Latvia, deported there with his family from Dresden in 1942, described and sang some of the many songs he encountered in the darkest of times.

Producer Robert Gunnell.