When Heifetz topped Hitler’s bill

These are 1930s posters from Massey Hall, Toronto:

hitler heifetz

The second performer is revealed below as Hitler’s nephew. Bill posters are immune to irony.

hitler heifetz 2

h/t: Boris Kupesic

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  • The events were in Toronto, unconnected except for the venue; in 1930, three years before the Nazis came to power; and it was a nephew, not Adolf. Why tarnish Heifitz’ memory this way?

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