The Kulturbund Project’s Shared Stories includes a filmed interviews shot between 2002 and 2004 with Kulturbund artists, musicians, and children of Kulturbund artists.  Below is a sample of these interviews.

Beyond the Kulturbund describes how some of these Kulturbund artists continued their art after leaving Germany.


Sam Adler, Child Actor


Claude Frank, Pianist


Margot Friedlander, Dressmaker


Martha Hirsch, Pianist and Organist


Ernest Lenart, Actor


Max Liebmann, Cellist


Henry Meyer, Violinist and Violist


Hannah Kroner Segal, Dancer and Choreographer

Helmut Stern, Child singer

Silvia Tennenbaum, William Steinberg’s stepdaughter

Uri Toeplitz, Flutist

Margalit Wachsman, Kurt Singer’s daughter

Artist stories and sample interviews
Beyond the Kulturbund
Shared Stories
Current-day Artists
Featured Short Stories
Theatre Workshop Artists


  1. Sadler
    March 3, 2017

    I was watching and listening to Henry Meyer – the video repeats after 2 minutes.

    • Gail Prensky
      March 3, 2017

      Thank you so much for letting me know. I’ve corrected this and You Tube will be ready with the new version soon. Gail


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