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Kokoschka – by Rüdiger Görner of the Dresden Trust

A new book on the painter Oskar Kokoschka, hailed as “a revelatory new biography” has just appeared in English translation. It is written by Professor Rüdiger Görner, Professor of German…

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Prince Charles attends Germany’s National day of Mourning

Britain’s Prince Charles for the first time took part in Germany’s National Day of Mourning for victims of war on 15th November 2020. Two years earlier, German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier…

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85th Birthday wishes to HRH the Duke of Kent Royal, patron of the Dresden Trust

The Dresden Trust congratulated HRH The Duke of Kent, the Trust’s Royal Patron, on his 85th birthday on 6th October 2020. In a letter, Chairman Marcus Ferrar wrote: “For many…

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German Ambassador becomes patron of the Dresden Trust

The new German Ambassador to the UK, His Excellency Andreas Michaelis, has agreed to become a Patron of The Dresden Trust. In a letter to Chairman Marcus Ferrar, he wrote:…

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Dresden Trust commemorates 75th anniversary of bombing

HRH The Duke of Kent, Royal Patron of The Dresden Trust, took part in 75th anniversary commemorations of the bombing of Dresden. Accompanying him in Dresden on 13th February 2020…

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Dresden in Contemporary Literature

Kurt Drawert, Dresden. Die zweite Zeit. Roman C.H. Beck:  München 2020, 289 pp. After long years of absence, a writer returns to his place of adolescence, Dresden in the time…

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