Lilian Westphal reads selections from European literature

Program Title:
Lilian Westphal reads selections from European literature
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The distinguished Swiss actress in a program of readings in German and English. Miss Westphal presents first a selection of poems from Christian Morgenstern’s Gallows Songs, and secondly, a selection from Romulus, the Great by Friedrich Durrenmatt. This program was recorded at KPFA during Miss Westphal’s recent tour through the United States and is presented through the courtesy of the Goethe Institute in Munich and Pro Helvetia in Zurich. English translations of Morgenstern by Max Knight, Berkeley University. BROADCAST: KPFA, 2 Feb. 1967.

Technical note: Bleed-through of a previous recording occurs during the first half hour.

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Date Recorded on: 
late 1966, early 1967
Date Broadcast on: 
KPFA, February 2, 1967
Item duration: 
1 reel (47 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, mono.
Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archives, 1968
Rights Summary: 
RESTRICTED. Permissions, licensing requests, Curriculum Initiative, Campus Campaign and all other inquiries should be directed to: Mark Torres, Archives Director, 800-735-0230,
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