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Famous German Singer Exiles Self in America

July 22, 1934
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Mme. Violette de Struzzi, a leading German soprano until she became known as “the wife of a Jew,” arrived in New York Friday on the Hamburg-American liner New York with her husband, Dr. Curt Engelmann, formerly chief surgeon at the Urban Hospital, Berlin, and her daughter, Diana de Struzzi, 15.

After the rise of anti-Semitic feeling in Germany, Mme. de Struzzi no longer commanded a following at the Berlin State Opera and her husband was forced to resign his hospital post, though he continued private practice.

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