While The Music Played

A Remarkable Story of Courage and Friendship in WWII

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It is 1939, in prewar Prague, and Max Mueller, a budding musician, piano tuner, and nascent journalist, is on the cusp of adolescence, as the Nazi influence begins to invade the city’s tolerant...

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Nathaniel Lande is a journalist, filmmaker, and the author of twelve books, including Cricket and Dispatches from the Front: A History of the American War Correspondent. A full listing of his works...

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“Nathaniel Lande has written an epic, compelling and cinematic, richly imagined, often chilling but ultimately life-affirming tribute to the power of music and art, honoring the human spirit.”


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