Vera Michalski-Hoffmann: to whom much is given, much is expected

  01.07.2023 Profile, Arts & Culture, Magazine, Profile

During WWII, my paternal grandmother Maja Hoffmann Sacher (1896-1989) rented Chalet Aellen in Saanen. Immediately beforehand in August 1939, her second husband, Paul Sacher (1906– 1999), himself a conductor and music patron, commissioned Béla Bartók (1881–1945) to write his ...

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