Bruno C. Schestak

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Bruno C. Schestak

Post by froschmann » 03 Nov 2007 14:34

Does anyboy knows about this man (Bruno C. Schestak) ? He is the composer of NS song "Heil Hitler dir!" Does anybody knows his biography facts? I haven't found nothing from intrnet.

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Post by behemoth » 05 Nov 2007 03:47

An early member of the NSDAP, since 1925 and Party Badge in Gold wearer. He was born in Weiskirchlitz/Böhmen Aug. 5th, 1903. Died ca. 1950 in Dresden. He got the idea for what became "Heil Hitler dir" in Plauen where he had traveled to hear Hitler speak. The march was first given the name "Sachsenmarsch der NSDAP". The march was also performed by one of the first SA orchestras under Fuhsel in Berlin. Schestak also conducted in 1935 the Dresden Philharmonie Orchester for some important occasions including the 5th day of the death of Horst Wessel and Heldengedenkentag 1935. Only one version of the song (performed by Carl Woitschach and mens choir on Telefunken) has so far surfaced online, although we know others were recorded as well. Incidentally, if anyone knows a source of these versions, P.M. me. I may be interested.

Dave

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Post by froschmann » 06 Nov 2007 21:41

Thank You, Dave!

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Post by behemoth » 07 Nov 2007 17:21

Don't mention it. Greetings to Estonia!

Dave

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