128 - Benno Herz, Program Director at the Thomas Mann House and Editor of Thomas Mann’s Los Angeles: Stories from Exile 1940–1952

June 06, 2024 00:53:27
128 - Benno Herz, Program Director at the Thomas Mann House and Editor of Thomas Mann’s Los Angeles: Stories from Exile 1940–1952
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128 - Benno Herz, Program Director at the Thomas Mann House and Editor of Thomas Mann’s Los Angeles: Stories from Exile 1940–1952

Jun 06 2024 | 00:53:27

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Show Notes

Today we have Benno Herz on the program. Benno Herz was named Program Director at the Thomas Mann House, Los Angeles in spring 2022 and was previously Project Manager at the House. Prior to this, he studied theater, film, and media at Goethe University Frankfurt, where he completed his M.A. with a focus on digital aesthetics and interface theory. Since 2009, he has been creatively engaged in several music and film projects as a writer and instrumentalist.

Thomas Mann’s Los Angeles: Stories from Exile 1940–1952, edited by Nikolai Blaumer and Benno Herz / illustrations by Jon Stich, is an amazing collection of essays and illustrations discussing the contributions of the many emigres and exiles who made it to and contributed to Los Angeles in and around WWII.

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