Top Photo: Jewish quarter with synangogue in Hohenems, Vorarlberg.
By böhringer friedrich - Own work, CC BY-SA 2.5
2017 Cultural Events & Exhibitions in Austria
An exhibition as an open archive: 3,500 historic photographs surviving in Schönberg’s archive illuminate the medium’s development, providing an authentic and moving view of the artist, paterfamilias, friend and contemporary.
From June 1956 to November 1960, Elvis Presley had a secretary by the name of Trude Forsher. She was from Vienna and had narrowly escaped persecution by the Nazi regime in 1939. Jean and Julian Aberbach were distant relatives, also from Vienna, who had established themselves in the USA as music producers specializing in country & western music.
The rise of department stores in Vienna was part of a pan-European development in the nineteenth century. It is not widely known that many of the founders came from Jewish families and that there was once a garment district in the inner city.