Documentation about the Bruckner Choir of the Third Reich

 

Recruiting singers of special quality

Letter of appointment sent by Reich Radio Director-General Glasmeier on December 5, 1942, to the singers nominated for the Bruckner Choir:

 

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Document: historical archive of Bavarian Radio, Munich

 

 

“Delegated”…

A teletype message from Glasmeier’s Reich Broadcasting Corporation to all the Reich’s broadcasters whose choir members were to be engaged in the Bruckner Choir is clear proof that the Bruckner Choir’s singers were technically regarded as “delegates”. Their employment contracts with the broadcasters were therefore not to be regarded as terminated:

 

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Document: historical archive of Bavarian Radio, Munich

 

 

The Reich Radio Director-General on a visit to the Leipzig broadcasting station

The employee and field post newspaper Das Leere Haus (the empty house) reports comprehensively and favourably on the start of the Bruckner Choir’s rehearsals in Leipzig:

 

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Document: the Central German Radio Orchestra archive

 

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