"Monument to Six Million Jewish Martyrs" (1964)
Artist Nathan Rapoport

Voices heard in the program:

Edward "Eddie" Gastfriend is a Holocaust survivor and chaired the monument committee.

Nina Wolmark is sculptor Nathan Rapoport's daughter who lives in Normandy, France.

James E. Young is the author of At Memory's Edge: After-images of the Holocaust in Contemporary Art. 

Segment Producer: Amanda Aronczyk

Music on Monument to Six Million Jewish Martyrs
“Zog nit keyn mol!”

Written by: Hirsh Glick

Performed by: Martha Rock Birnbaum, mezzo soprano

Album: Timeless Jewish Songs (Shirim La’ad)

Courtesy: Leyerle Publications (leyerlepublications.com)


The Association for Public Art (formerly the Fairmount Park Art Association) presents Museum Without Walls™: AUDIO, an interpretive audio program for Philadelphia’s outdoor sculptures. Museum Without Walls™: AUDIO is presented in partnership with Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, and has been supported by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, the William Penn Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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