Serenade: A Memoir of Music and Love from Vienna and Prague to Los Angeles: 1927 to World War II to 2012

Serenade: A Memoir of Music and Love from Vienna and Prague to Los Angeles: 1927 to World War II to 2012

by Carol Jean Delmar

Hardcover

$27.99

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780986035906
Publisher: Willow Lane Press
Publication date: 06/15/2013
Pages: 516
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introductory Note From the Author 1

Prologue: A Memorial Park 3

Chapter 1 A Café and More 9

Chapter 2 Pötzleinsdorfer Strasse 130 19

Chapter 3 Blütengasse 9 33

Chapter 4 Around and About 47

Chapter 5 Bits and Pieces 59

Chapter 6 Discovery 79

Chapter 7 The Lobau 93

Chapter 8 Wiener Staatsoper; Burgtheater 101

Chapter 9 Musikvereinsgebäude 109

Chapter 10 Beginnings 119

Chapter 11 The Opernball 127

Chapter 12 Björling 137

Chapter 13 Paul Eger 145

Chapter 14 Beckmesser 155

Chapter 15 Henlein and the King 175

Chapter 16 Annexation 181

Chapter 17 Dr. Bartolo 199

Chapter 18 Mobilization Day 209

Chapter 19 Broken Glass and a Café 221

Chapter 20 Christmas Eve 237

Chapter 21 The Hideaway 243

Chapter 22 Good-Bye… 251

Chapter 23 On the Rialto 267

Chapter 24 Cine General Salom 275

Chapter 25 Panama Gold 285

Chapter 26 Triscornia 297

Chapter 27 Good and Bad 309

Chapter 28 Saving Face 331

Chapter 29 The Park 343

Chapter 30 The Voice of Freedom 347

Chapter 31 Encounters 353

Chapter 32 Trials and Tribulations 363

Chapter 33 HIAS to the Rescue - Again 375

Chapter 34 "The Star-Spangled Banner" 383

Chapter 35 Turning Point 395

Chapter 36 Hollywood Hope 405

Chapter 37 Eliot Ness, DeMille, and Me 415

Chapter 38 A Sad Farewell from Theresienstadt 431

Chapter 39 Snapdragon 437

Chapter 40 Home 451

Epilogue: The Memorial Park 463

Appendix: Chapter Notes 469

Acknowledgments 487

Bibliography 493

Index 503

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