Between World Wars, Gay Community Flourished In Berlin

Between World Wars, Gay Community Flourished In Berlin

GROSS: OK, and this is Claire Waldoff, a cabaret singer and a performer that is lesbian recorded in Germany in 1932.

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CLAIRE WALDOFF: (Singing in German).

GROSS: which was Claire Waldoff, a track picked for people by Robert Beachy, mcdougal of this brand new book “Gay Berlin, ” which can be concerning the homosexual subculture in Berlin into the 1920s and very very early ’30s, prior to the Nazi increase to energy. Continue reading “Between World Wars, Gay Community Flourished In Berlin”