Most of the content of this website was created during the AHRC funded Cultural Engagement Project "Exile Estates and Music Restitution: The Musical Legacy of Conductor/Composer Peter Gellhorn" in Spring and Summer 2016.


Royal College of Music

Cultural Engagement Fellow: Dr. Terence Curran

Project Supervisor: Norbert Meyn

Administrative Support: Emma Hewett, Alice Bennett

General Editor: Dr. Bruno Bower

Assistant Editors: Catherine Cheung, Lison Favard, Ray Leung, Piyawat Louilarpprasert, Tim Maryon, Randall Scotting

Archival research: Dr. Bruno Bower, Fiona Gibbs

Translator: Anna Cavaliero

Audio-Visual Team: RCM Studios, Danny Holland, Catherine Cheung

Web Editor: Catherine Cheung

Performers and Coaches: Alke Quartet, Tony Britten, Dr. Ingrid Pearson, Janet Hilton, Jakob Fichert, Eleanor Hodgkinson, Lucy Colquhoun, Christina Lawrie, Toby Young, Kathron Sturrock, Krysia Osostovicz, Ben Smith, Pharel Silaban, James Atkinson, Nicholas Morton, James Wafer, Katie Coventry, Louise Fuller, Christina Lawrie, Rebecca Watt, Eunsley Park, Maksim Stsura, Raphael Mouterde


International Centre for Suppressed Music

Prof. Erik Levi

Prof. Peter Tregear

Martin Anderson

Geraldine Auerbach


Jewish Music Institute

Gil Karpas

Jennifer Jankell

Special Thanks to:

Julia Aries, Archivist, Glyndebourne Productions Ltd.


Norbert Meyn:

Mary Gellhorn:

Singing a Song in a Foreign Land

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