Willy Rosen (1894–1944) was a German-Jewish composer, songwriter, and renowned cabaret player.[1][2] Rosen was killed in the Auschwitz concentration camp on 29 September 1944.[3][4]

Rosen was born Julius Rosenbaum[5] or Wilhelm Julius Rosenberg[6] in Magdeburg, Germany.[7] In 1942, Rosen was incarcerated in the Westerbork transit camp, and in 1944 deported to the Auschwitz concentration camp, where he died.[8]

Selected filmography

Notes

  1. ^ Smelik & Pomerans (2002), p. 744
  2. ^ Proceedings of the Ninth World Congress of Jewish Studies , Part 4 (1986), p. 206
  3. ^ Silverman (2002), p. xxi
  4. ^ Smelik & Pomerans (2002), p. 744
  5. ^ Smelik & Pomerans (2002), p. 744
  6. ^ Silverman (2002), p. xx
  7. ^ Smelik & Pomerans (2002), p. 744
  8. ^ Smelik & Pomerans (2002), p. 731

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