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Pfeffermühle
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Cabaret founded in Munich in 1933 by Erika Mann and her circle and the most successful theatre company of German-speaking exile. After emigrating from Germany, the Pfeffermühle, with over 1,000 performances in Switzerland, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, and Czechoslovakia, waged a risky as well as unusual satirical struggle against Hitler, antisemitism, and National Socialism.  For some years, the e…

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von der Lühe, Irmela, “Pfeffermühle”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017. Consulted online on 24 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0625>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20210312



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