Monthly Archives: November 2011

Recent activity on SDO — November 2011 update

Available on the new site Since the relaunch of Schenker Documents Online in May, nearly 600 items of correspondence are now accessible. These include three entire sets of correspondence: between Schenker and Felix-Eberhard von Cube (previously available at the Columbia … Continue reading

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November 10 ‒ Wedding

Monday November 10, 1919 saw the marriage of Heinrich and Jeanette Schenker ‒ but not without obstacles! Jeanette's first husband having obstinately refused to grant her a separation, it took all her persistence and Schenker's legal training to fight the … Continue reading

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A Half-Jewish question

Schenker's younger brother, Moriz, was a senior official in the Österreichische Länderbank. He was Jewish, his wife Lisl Aryan; their two children, Helga and Georg, were technically half-Jewish. Georg was a cellist in the Wiener Symphoniker, and continued to play … Continue reading

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