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Diaspora of Artists:
Literature, Visual Arts, Music, Theater, and Film
from the 1930s Berlin and Vienna

When the Nazis ascended to power in 1932, a veritable diaspora of artists followed. 
We trace the many artists and their achievements with their subsequent activities in their new homeland, the United States. 

Thomas Mann

Thomas Mann
Nobel Prize winner for Literature

Marlene Dietrich

Marlene Dietrich
Cabaret Singer and Actress

Otto Klemperer

Otto Klemperer
Conductor

Otto Preminger

Otto Preminger
Motion Pictures

Brecht & Weill

Bertolt Brecht & Kurt Weill
Playwright & Composer
Threepenny Opera

Marc Chagall

Marc Chagall
Artist

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