Music Genius vs. Nazi Ideologie
How the composer Richard Strauss waged his own war against the Nazi’s
“I consider the Goebbels Jew-baiting as a disgrace to German honor, as evidence of incompetence—the basest weapon of untalented, lazy mediocrity against a higher intelligence and greater talent.”
In 1933, in the beginning stage of the Nazi regime, the composer Richard Strauss wrote this in his private notebook about the mounting anti-semitism in Germany.
Richard Strauss (1864 – 1949)