New report reveals a former SS officer managed the orchestra as late as 1968.

On the eve of the 75th anniversary of Austria’s annexation by Germany, a damning new report reveals the strength of the Vienna Philharmonic’s ties to the Nazi party, before, during and after the war.

The report, co-ordinated by respected Vienna University professor Oliver Rathkolb, reveals that during the period from 1938 onwards, 13 musicians were expelled from the orchestra for being Jews or married to...

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