Migrant Musicians in 20th Century Britain: notably European refugees during World War II

17 February 2020

Throughout the 20th century, British culture was influenced profoundly by immigrant artists and musicians.

Focussing on European refugees during World War II, this talk considers some of the multiple and varied ways in which immigrants added their voices to the musical soundscape of mid-century Britain.



Image: Steinway Piano Showroom Vienna 2013. Photograph by Robert Blackburn

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Dr Florian Scheding, Senior Lecturer in Music, University of Bristol