Liberation Concert & DP-Orchestra


Lawn in front of the monastery school/Western hospital wing where the Liberation Concert took place.

Liberation Concert on May 27, 1945 (in original spelling):

Programme (Original document)
of the Liberation-concert
Hospital for political ex-prisoners
in Germany in St. Ottilien.
May 27th 1945
4.30 p.m.

Official part.
E. Grieg Triumphal march

Opening Speech
by Z. Grinberg, M.D.
Head doctor of the Hospital
for political Ex-prisoners
in Germany in St. Ottilien

A. Steinberg Lamentations of Israel
Prayer to Commemorate the Dead
Oberkantor S. Schanker

Hymnes of the Allied Nations

Musical part.
1. G. Bizet Suite L’Arlèsienne
a) Intermezzo
b) Farandole
2. E. Grieg Solver’s Song
3. Jewish folk-songs
a) Shadows
b) „Ich bank‘ a Heim“ (I want to see my home)
sung by H. Dutarschken
4. H. Steinmann Kol Biedrei
violon solo by A. Stapel
5. Fantasia of Sowiet songs

C.C. I Dachau-Kaufering orchestra
conducted by A. Stapel
concert-master M. Hofmekler