Small and cheap, the German harmonica influenced blues like no other instrument. In a new book, a German diplomat relates the story of the Blues Harp.
Ennio Morricone wrote the scores for numerous movies, including famous Spaghetti Western films like "Once Upon a Time in the West." The prolific Italian composer celebrates his 90th birthday on November 10.
After World War II, eight radio symphony orchestras were established in Germany. This Concert Hour highlights one of them, the West German Radio Symphony Orchestra in Cologne — and features a glamorous young violinist.
This hour, the West German Radio Symphony Orchestra celebrates its anniversary with a Sibelius symphony — and we'll sample some historic sounds from the 70-year-old orchestra.
They’re still fighting against prejudice and obstacles: female directors working in the international movie business. This despite the lasting success and impact of many unforgettable movies made by women. Many of these productions were also massive box office hits - for example the Oscar-winning drama "The Piano” by New Zealand’s Jane Campion.
We present the definitive list of 100 German must-read novels that have been translated into English. What topics have been gripping readers for over a century? Part 2 of our talk on this DW project.
The guitar-playing folk darling of the 1960s infused her sound with jazz, rock and pop before rising to the top of the charts. Her voice has since deepened by two octaves but she is ever the honey-voiced folk icon.
Artists from the 31 countries involved in the First World War were given a block of wood from the front. They created different commemorative works reflecting on the destruction of war and the hope for peace.
Now performing in Berlin, the South Korean Bangtan Boys, or BTS, with Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V and Jungkook, not only top worldwide album charts, but also social media trends. What's behind the K-Pop craze?
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