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Würzburg, Bavaria, Germany — Central Europe

Norbert Glanzberg

Norbert Glanzberg Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, August 30, 2022
1. Norbert Glanzberg Marker
Norbert Glanzberg
1910 - 2001
wuchs hier auf.
Komponist für Edith Piaf,
Comedian Harmonists u.a.

Stadt Würzburg

Dreijährig fragte er:
"Warum lacht und weint
die Musik?"

(English translation:)

Norbert Glanzberg (1910-2001) grew up here. A composer for Edith Piaf and the Comedian Harmonists, amongst others, and winner of the Culture Prize of the City of Würzburg. As a three-year old he asked, "Why does the music laugh and cry?"
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainment. A significant historical date for this entry is October 12, 1910.
Location. 49° 47.526′ N, 9° 55.782′ E. Marker is in Würzburg, Bayern (Bavaria). Marker is on Wolfhartsgasse, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Wolfhartsgasse 6, Würzburg BY 97070, Germany. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Geschichte des Anwesens / History of this property (within shouting distance of this marker); Gasthof zum Hirschen / The Inn of the Stag (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct
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line); Antonius Neidhardt Graf von Gneisenau / Field Marshal Antonius Neidhardt, Count of Gneisenau (about 210 meters away); Emy Roeder (about 210 meters away); The Lower Main Mill (about 240 meters away); Johann Lukas Schönlein (about 240 meters away); Die Erste Sternwart der Universität Würzburg / The First Observatory of the University of Würzburg (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Neubaukirche / The Neubau Church (approx. 0.2 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Würzburg.
Also see . . .  Norbert Glanzberg (Wikipedia).
Excerpt: "Norbert Glanzberg (12 October 1910 in Rohatyn, Austria-Hungary - 25 February 2001 in Paris) was a Galician-born French composer. Mostly a composer of film music and songs, he was also notable for some famous songs of Édith Piaf....Norbert Glanzberg was born from Jewish parents in Rohatyn in Galicia in the dual Austro-Hungarian Royal and Imperial Monarchy. His original name was Nathan, changed to Norbert when he arrived in Germany.

In 1911, his family moved to Würzburg in Bavaria, where Norbert received his first harmonica from his mother, which gave rise to the question: "Why does
Norbert Glanzberg Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, August 30, 2022
2. Norbert Glanzberg Marker - wide view
music laugh, why does music cry?" He entered the Conservatory of Würzburg in 1922, already a passionate, and he was appointed as assistant conductor of Aix-la-Chapelle in 1929, where he would meet Béla Bartók and Alban Berg."
(Submitted on September 8, 2022.) 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 8, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 7, 2022, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. This page has been viewed 76 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 7, 2022, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California.

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