Preamble

Following the advent of the National Socialist regime in the year 1938, more than 2,700 mostly Jewish affiliates of the University of Vienna were dismissed and subsequently driven away and/or murdered - lecturers, students and administration employees. Furthermore, over 200 people were stripped of their academic titles.
In 2008, 70 years after the so-called "Anschluss" [annexation] and the pogroms of what came to be cynically called the "Kristallnacht" [Crystal Night], the University of Vienna commemorates this injustice and  ...

Josef Berljawsky

  • Born: 05-06-1911
  • Faculty: Faculty of Philosophy
  • Category: expelled student

Josef BERLJAWSKY, born on May 6th, 1911 in Przemysl/Poland (entitled residency ('heimatberechtigt') for Vienna/Austria, Citizenship: Austria), son of Moses Berljawsky (photographer) and his wife Toba, lived in Viennas 17th district, Kalvarienberggasse 46/18, was enrolled finally in the fall term 1937/38 at the Philosophical School in the 3rd year of his studies and took courses in Musicology.

Joseph Berljawsky a graduate of the Vienna Academy, arrived Canada 1939, founded the Montreal Orchestral Society in 1954 and Ottawa Musica Viva in 1968. He taught in Montreal and Ottawa, for some years commuting between the two cities. A manuscript treatise of his life's work has been issued and published (1987) by former students of Ottawa Musica Viva and also was a painter. He was married had three children, Richard Marvin, Alexander Gordon (born 1945) and Eva Milton.

He died on February 17, 1982 in Ottawa/Canada

Lit.: Canadian Encyclopedia

Hebert Posch


Dokumente

Nationale of Josef Berljawsky, fall term 1937/38 (1st form front), Photo: H. Posch (c) Universitätsarchiv WienNationale of Josef Berljawsky, fall...
Nationale of Josef Berljawsky, fall term 1937/38 (1st form back), Photo: H. Posch (c) Universitätsarchiv WienNationale of Josef Berljawsky, fall...
Nationale of Josef Berljawsky, fall term 1937/38 (2nd form front), Photo: H. Posch (c) Universitätsarchiv WienNationale of Josef Berljawsky, fall...
Nationale of Josef Berljawsky, fall term 1937/38 (2nd form back), Photo: H. Posch (c) Universitätsarchiv WienNationale of Josef Berljawsky, fall...



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