Willy Rosen

Willy Rosen (1894–1944) was a German-Jewish composer, songwriter, and renowned cabaret player. Rosen was killed in the Auschwitz concentration camp on 1 October 1944.

Rosen was born Julius Rosenbaum in Magdeburg, Germany. In 1942, Rosen was incarcerated in the Westerbork transit camp, and in 1944 deported to Theresienstadt on 4 September 1944 and then on to the Auschwitz concentration camp on 29 September, where he died.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 18th, 1894 (Magdeburg), Died October 1st, 1944 (Auschwitz II-Birkenau concentration camp)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1938

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Gramophone 0BA2577 10-in. 6/21/1938 Canto della nostalgia Emílio Livi ; Orchestra Gino Dover Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Rosen, Willy," accessed October 27, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116983.

Rosen, Willy. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 27, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116983.

"Rosen, Willy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 27 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116983


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