Correspondence, 1996, on The Buchenwald Poem , chiefly comprising numerous versions of the poem in English with covering letters and a letter from Gary Wollner (formerly Gerhardt Wollner), to whom the poem was dedicated, explaining how and why the poem was written.
Buchenwald Camp Song: Papers
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- ReferenceGB 1556 WL 1509
- Dates of Creation1996
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish German
- Physical Description1 file
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Administrative / Biographical History
The papers in this collection pertain to a competition organised by W Marmorek to create the best English translation of a poem originally written in German concerning life in Buchenwald concentration camp.
Marmorek was originally asked to help out with the translation by a friend and former inmate of Buchenwald. He placed an advertisement in the AJR Newsletter offering a prize for the best translation.
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Entry compiled by Howard Falksohn.
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