CREMONA "The Shoah violin", which belonged to the young violinist Eva Levi Segre, deported and died at the age of 22 in the Auschwitz concentration camp. Transmitted to his brother Renzo (or Enzo, only one year younger), he has instead survived until liberation, managing to bring it back with him in his difficult return to Italy, where he remained sadly unused until the discovery by Carutti. In the poster, which complements the staging of "The rooms of music", in addition to the image of the violin is also reported the cartouche found inside the instrument, which under the paraphrase of the motto of Auschwitz cites a melody and the serial number of the young violinist. Civic Museum of Cremona, Ponzone wing, collection of historical instruments by Carlo Alberto Carutti; exhibition "The music rooms", a section to celebrate the memory of the First and Second World Wars and music as an instrument of resistance and survival to the atrocities of the war. The instrument, which is periodically used in celebratory concerts, is exposed to the public from the year that saw the double anniversary of the centenary of Italy's entry into the first conflict, and of the 70th anniversary of the end of the second: from the Day of Memory of 2015.

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Cremona Cremona Italia

title: THE VIOLIN OF SHOAH

subject date: 2018-02-28

state: Cremona

caption: CREMONA "The Shoah violin", which belonged to the young violinist Eva Levi Segre, deported and died at the age of 22 in the Auschwitz concentration camp. Transmitted to his brother Renzo (or Enzo, only one year younger), he has instead survived until liberation, managing to bring it back with him in his difficult return to Italy, where he remained sadly unused until the discovery by Carutti. In the poster, which complements the staging of "The rooms of music", in addition to the image of the violin is also reported the cartouche found inside the instrument, which under the paraphrase of the motto of Auschwitz cites a melody and the serial number of the young violinist. Civic Museum of Cremona, Ponzone wing, collection of historical instruments by Carlo Alberto Carutti; exhibition "The music rooms", a section to celebrate the memory of the First and Second World Wars and music as an instrument of resistance and survival to the atrocities of the war. The instrument, which is periodically used in celebratory concerts, is exposed to the public from the year that saw the double anniversary of the centenary of Italy's entry into the first conflict, and of the 70th anniversary of the end of the second: from the Day of Memory of 2015.

category: HIS

city: Cremona

copyright: © Fototeca Gilardi

copyright status: Copyrighted Work

country: Italia

credit: Fototeca Gilardi

instructions: Per utilizzi: Fototeca Gilardi - t. 02 3931 2652

place: Cremona

file date: 0000-00-00 00:00:00

object name: 72539

priority: 0

multiplying price: 1.00

pricing: default

continent: Europa

image century : XXI

image epoch: Duemiladieci

subject century: XX

subject epoch: Seconda guerra mondiale

technique: Fotografia

id: 41125

file name: FSNgilardi_72539.jpg

keywords

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