January 29th, 2008

  • jacob58

Josef Schmidt

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K2V2B38iVn0

Josef Schmidt was educated in Czernowitz. Musical education in Synagogue choir. 1924 moves to Berlin, where continues musical studies. Cantor in Czernowitz Synagogue 1929. Opera debut Berlin 1929. Film career starts 1931: "Liebesexpress". Most famous movie 1933 "Ein Lied geh um die Welt." Lives in Holland, Paris, Czernowitz. Dies 1942 in a Swiss internment camp for illegal refugees