Julius Marx, letter 1946
In his letter to the Allied Forces, Julius Marx confirms that Swarowsky was working for the Allies during the war and that the messages he sent without consideration for his personal risk where of utmost importance, both politically and militarily:




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Swarowsky's list of supported people in Cracow
On this sheet, Swarowsky listed the names of all players of the Philharmonic Orchestra in Cracow, who he has supported. His handwritten note reads: List of furntiture I procured for members of the Philharmonic Orchestra:




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Renowned father located by son
After coming to Germany with the US Army, Anton Swarosky located his father in a villa in Pöcking, where he was, presumably with the help of Richard Strauss, hiding from the Gestapo during the last months of the war. This incident was reported in a publication of the US Army:





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Salzburg Summer 1944
An announcement about the cancellation of the Salzburg theatre and music summer in 1944 due to the events of 20th July:



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Conducting a concert in Cracow
The concerts were often visited by soldiers and had "a very tragic undertone, thousands of soldiers listened to music for the last time in their lives. It has always been frightening when departing troops came to a concert in closed groups ... "(Swarowsky).
It's noteworthy that Swarowsky managed on several occasions to have all official Nazi signs removed from the concert hall and also programs. He also conducted concerts (illegally) for Polish audiences.
Swarowsky conducted the last concert in Cracow on 14th January, two days before taking the last train ouf Cracow together with the Pfitzner family. The Red Army occupies Cracow on the 17th.
The solo part on this occasion is played by concertmaster Fritz Sonleitner.







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Cracow: Ariadne, 24 06 1944
This performance of Ariadne was part of a series of concerts to celebrate Strauss's 80th birthday. Cracow was besides Vienna the only city to host such events:


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Salzburg program Georgescu
Hans Swarowsky wrote the concert program for this concert conducted by Roumanian conductor George Georgescu. Presumably Swarowsky met Georgescu for the first time during his time as repetiteur at the Bucharest opera in the 1920s:



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