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For The Record

July 18, 2009

Book review: A review in Thursday's Calendar of Dorothy Lamb Crawford's "A Windfall of Musicians: Hitler's Emigres and Exiles in Southern California" quoted a number of exiled musicians who had come to live in America. Among those quoted was Otto Klemperer, who fled Germany first for Switzerland and then for Los Angeles after being dismissed as director of the Berlin State Opera because of his Jewish ancestry. His name was given incorrectly as Werner Klemperer. Werner was Otto's son.

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