Gal: Music in Exile

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 19TH MARCH 2014

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An exploration of the life and times of Austrian-Jewish composer, Hans Gal, in the wider context of persecution of musicians under the Nazi regime. The exhibition at The Wiener Library features original documents and images related to Gal's life. Gal fled Germany in the 1930s to avoid persecution after his music was banned, and even spent part of the Second World War interned in the UK because of his nationality.

 

About The Wiener Library

The Wiener Library is the world's oldest library dedicated to the study of the Holocaust, its causes and legacies. The library also hosts a regular programme of small exhibitions looking at issues surrounding the Nazi regime and the Holocaust, as well as pursuing universal themes of persecution and genocide. More about The Wiener Library

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Russell Square Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Goodge Street Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
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Railway Stations

 
Camden Road Overground Station
 
29 minutes walk
 
Euston Railway Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
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Russell Court NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
Brunswick Square NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    21 Gower Street, WC1E | 3 minutes from Gal: Music in Exile
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    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th August to 6th September 2015
    Palace Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1A | 11 minutes from Gal: Music in Exile
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    London > Entertainment > Cinemas
    The Brunswick, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 5 minutes from Gal: Music in Exile
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    15 Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 6 minutes from Gal: Music in Exile
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    29 Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | Same location as Gal: Music in Exile
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    London > Attractions > Museums
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    82 Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 3 minutes from Gal: Music in Exile
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    London > Shopping > Books
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    Montague Hotel, 15 Montague Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 3 minutes from Gal: Music in Exile
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    London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
    40 Store Street , Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 3 minutes from Gal: Music in Exile
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    103-105 Southampton Row, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 4 minutes from Gal: Music in Exile
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    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
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    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    94 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 8 minutes from Gal: Music in Exile
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    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    208 High Holborn, Covent Garden, London WC1V | 8 minutes from Gal: Music in Exile
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    London > Nightlife > Bars
    3 Windmill Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 7 minutes from Gal: Music in Exile
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    37 Charlotte Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 7 minutes from Gal: Music in Exile
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    28 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 7 minutes from Gal: Music in Exile
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    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 4 minutes from Gal: Music in Exile
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    London > Business > Venue Hire
    23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 6 minutes from Gal: Music in Exile
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    London > Business > Venue Hire
    173-177 Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 7 minutes from Gal: Music in Exile
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