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The Extraordinary Story of Mendelssohn’s Family and Music in Germany during the Third Reich

Mendelssohn, The Nazis and Me

mendelssohnDebuts on DVD January 26

Kultur announces the DVD release of the acclaimed documentary, Mendelssohn, The Nazis and Me. This revealing program will be available on DVD January 26, 2010 for a suggested retail price of $19.99.

Felix Mendelssohn was a passionate Christian. He was also born a Jew. This Film, marking the 200th Anniversary of his birth, tells the extraordinary story of what happened, generations later, both to Mendelssohn’s family and to his music, when the Nazis remembered the Jewish roots of Germany’s most celebrated composer.

This program also examines how influences of both Judaism and Christianity affected Mendelssohn’s music and was made by documentary maker Sheila Hayman, Mendelssohn’s great-great-great-great niece.

Mendelssohn The Nazis and Me
Street Date: January 26, 2010
SRP: $19.99
SKU: D4511
Run Time: 60 Minutes
UPC 032031451193
ISBN: 978-0-7697-8926-2
Territory: U.S. and Canada–Region 1

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