WINGS #43-19 Fasia - FOR WEEK BEGINNING FEB 9 2020
Afro-German survivor sang for peace
Uploaded: 24 Jan, 2020
Recording Date: 28 May, 2001
Recording Location: Oberhausen, Germany; Austin, Texas; Denman Island BC
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Status: Complete, Ready to Air
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Program Title: WINGS #43-19 Fasia - FOR WEEK BEGINNING FEB 9 2020
Description: Her mother was German, her father a Liberian diplomat. When the Nazis came to power, young Fasia Jansen was sent to work in a concentration camp. She would become one of the great singers and songwriters of the international peace movement. The program intersperses singing with narration.
Host(s): Frieda Werden
Featured Speakers/Guests: Ellen Diederich, longtime companion and co-activist with Fasia Jansen; Fasia, singing, from recording
Credits: Interview with Ellen Diederich recorded and edited by Frieda Werden. Music, mostly composed for peace marches, is used by permission of the Peace Archive and is all from Fasia's first album, Fasia: "Los, Kommt Mit" - Ostermarsch-Lieder An Der Abschussrampe.
Comments: The songs are mostly in German. Ellen Diederich has written out the lyrics in German and English translations for WINGS. To obtain copies, email email@example.com
Politics > ActivismType: Weekly Program
Arts and Culture > Music > International
Society and Culture > Childhood
Regional > Europe
Society and Culture > Racism
Society and Culture > Women
|Comments: Portrait of the late Afro-German singer and peace activist Fasia Jansen- interviewee Ellen Diederich (Oberhausen, Germany) produced by FW - narration Mary O'Grady. Music from Fasia's solo album Los kommt mit: Ostermarsch-Lieder an der Abschußrampe - which translates as "Let's go: Easter March songs on the launch pad."