RPF Grantee

New York Foundation for the Arts

  • Project

    Francesco Lotoro’s Future Memories Project

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    With support from RPF, composer Francesco Lotoro will travel to Germany, Austria, the Czech Republic, Poland, Latvia, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Israel, the U.S., Brazil, and China to recover musical scores created in concentration camps during the Holocaust. Materials collected through this project will add to the more than 8,000 compositions and 12,500 documents (microfilms, diaries, musical notebooks, phonographic recordings and more) already saved through Lotoro’s work.

    Photograph courtesy of © Fondazione Istituto di Letteratura Musicale Concentrazionaria