pars media // films // Joseph Schmidt

Music Documentary, 60 min, 2004

Director(s): Marieke Schroeder
Cinematography: Martin Farkas, Thomas Bresinsky, Wolfgang Aichholzer
Editor: Gaby Kull-Neujahr

Co-produced by SF, ZDF/3sat, ORF, VRT, and YLE
Supported by Media+


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The story of Jewish tenor Joseph Schmidt whose voice touched millions in the early Thirties. When Germany voted Hitler into power, Schmidt had to flee. He died in Switzerland at the age of 38.