TITLE

Nostalgia revives E. German rock

AUTHOR(S)
Sacirbey, Omar
PUB. DATE
February 1999
SOURCE
Christian Science Monitor;2/10/99, Vol. 91 Issue 52, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the nostalgic longing among East Germans after reunification with West Germany for a return of the positive aspects of the East German experience. How nostalgia has created a resurgent popularity for East German musicians from the 1970s and 1980s; How East Germans feel about the imposition of West German culture in East Germany; Stores like Media Boutique in Berlin that are successfully selling East German artists and music.
ACCESSION #
1520908

 

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