Accordionist, singer tells Berlin's story in song

Annika Krump to perform chasons at Chum's Coffee House

Musician Annika Krump leads her audiences on a journey through the Berlin of the last 100 years in the voices of its most exciting female cabaret singers.

With the help of chansons made famous by Claire Waldoff, Blandine Ebinger, Lotte Lenya, Marlene Dietrich, Hildegard Knef, Nina Hagen, Nena und Judith Holofernes, the singer and accordionist tells the story of Berlin from the Weimar Republic and the depression to the fall of the wall, reunification and the present.

Krump, who has founded a number of salons in Berlin and taken her one-woman show around the world, will perform at Chum's Coffee House in the Castle Thursday, Oct. 11, at 7:30 p.m.

The program is sponsored by the Goethe Institut Boston, the Brandeis Women's and Gender Studies; German, Russian and Asian Languages and Literature and the Center for German; and European Studies programs.

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