Rock music east of the Elbe

The representative volume from Ch. Links Verlag brings together 216 song texts from numerous bands from 1970 to 2013. Almost all the important authors from eastern Germany are represented. In addition, 80 large-format black and white photos by Ulrich Burchert provide insights into the music scene. A number of essays, including by Wolfgang Herzberg, Christian Kunert, Hans-Eckardt Wenzel and Peter Wicke round off the book. Lutz Kerschowski, who edited the volume with Andreas Meinecke and is himself a rock musician, presents the anthology in conversation with Peter Wicke. 

In conversation:

Lutz Kerschowski, musician and author, Berlin
Prof. Dr. Peter Wicke, musicologist, Mühlenbeck


Sören Marotz, Head of Exhibition DDR Museum, Berlin

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January 27, 2021, 6 pm

Konferenzraum DDR Museum
Sankt Wolfgang-Str. 2
10178 Berlin

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