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Städtische Bühnen / Municipal Theatre Company - Memorial for Victims of the Nazis

 
 
Städtische Bühnen / Municipal Theatre Company - Memorial for Victims of the Nazis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 23, 2019
1. Städtische Bühnen / Municipal Theatre Company - Memorial for Victims of the Nazis Marker
Inscription.  
Unmittelbar nach Beginn der national sozialistischen Herrschaftam am 30. Januar 1933 wurden die Stadtischen Bühnen Frankfurt zur Zielscheibe des politischen, vorallem des antisemitischen Terrors. Zahlreiche Mitarbeiter und Mitarbeiterinnen wurden entlassen, das kulturelle Leben der Stadt erlitt einen unersetzbaren Verlust. Im Laufe der folgenden Jahre wuchs die Unterdrückung und endete für viele mit Deportation und Ermordung. Stellvertretend für alle Angehörigen der Städtischen Bühnen, die unter dem Unrechtsregime zu leiden hatten, sind hier die Namen derer genannt, die in Konzentrationslager ermordet wurden, durch Misshandlungen umkamen oder die unter den Bedingungen der Verfolgung den Freitod wählten.

(English translation:)

Immediately after the start of the National Socialist rule on January 30th, 1933, the Municipal Theatre Company of Frankfurt became the target of political, and especially anti-Semitic, terror. Numerous employees were dismissed and the cultural life of the city suffered an irreplaceable loss. In the course of the following years the oppression grew and ended in deportation

Städtische Bühnen / Municipal Theatre Company - Memorial for Victims of the Nazis Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 23, 2019
2. Städtische Bühnen / Municipal Theatre Company - Memorial for Victims of the Nazis Marker - wide view
The marker is attached to the Willy Brandt Plaza-side of the Opera/Municipal Theatre building, at plaza level (a bit left of the ticket office).
and murder for many. In commemoration of all members the Municipal Theatre who suffered under the unjust regime, here are the names of those who were murdered in concentration camps, who perished by ill-treatment, or who under the conditions of persecution chose suicide.

Max Alexander - Chorsänger / Choir Singer
Franziska Becker - Dramaturgin / Dramaturge
Otto Bernstein - Schauspieler / Actor
Max Bertuch - Kapellmeister / Music Director
Gustav Brecher - Kapellmeister / Music Director
Richard Breitenfeld - Bariton / Baritone
Hans Erl - Bassist
Ludwig Fulda - Autor / Writer
Joachim Gottschalk - Schauspieler / Actor
Adolf Grünhut - Chorsänger / Choir Singer
Moritz Hainbach - Violinist
Otto Heimann - Technische Bühneleiter / Stage Technical Director
Nini Hess - Theaterfotografin / Stage Photographer
Sophie Königin - Schauspielerin / Actor
Adam Kuckhoff - Dramaturg / Dramaturge
Moritz Meier - Kapellmeister / Music Director
Hedwig Salomon - Pianistin / Pianist
Jenny Schaffer-Bernstein - Schauspielerin / Actor
Leonore Schwarz-Neumeier - Altistin / Contralto
Moses Slager - Violinst
Ben Spanier - Schauspieler / Actor
Magda Spiegel - Altistin / Contralto
Otto Wallburg - Schauspieler / Actor
Arthur Weinberg - Vorsitzender der Patronatsvereins / Chairman of the Patrons

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Erected 2005.
 
Location. 50° 6.527′ N, 8° 40.432′ E. Marker is in Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, in Frankfurt. Memorial is on Willy Brandt Platz just east of Untermainanlage. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Untermainanlage 11, Frankfurt am Main, Hessen 60311, Germany. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Euro Coins (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Altes Rathaus - Old Town Hall (approx. half a kilometer away); Mahnmal für den Widerstand gegen NS-Terror / Memorial for the Resistance Against Nazi Terror (approx. half a kilometer away); Johanna Kirchner (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Parkhaus Hauptwache / Hauptwache Parking Garage (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Heinrich von Gagern (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Walter Kolb (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Pre-Parliament and the National Assembly (approx. 0.6 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frankfurt am Main.
 
Also see . . .  Städtische Bühnen: Gedenktafel für Opfer des NS-Regimes (in German). (Submitted on October 25, 2019.)
 
Additional keywords. Holocaust Gedenktafel
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicWar, World II
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 25, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 25, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 48 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 25, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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