A Swiss museum has accepted the bequest of a large trove of artworks belonging to reclusive German collector Cornelius Gurlitt. The inheritance comes with many strings attached.
Eighty years after the Nazis looted many famous artworks from museums and Jewish owners, Germany is still failing to deal with the issue, says Anne Webber from the Commission for Looted Art in Europe.
His first solo album came out 35 years ago. Since then, Herbert Grönemeyer has gone on to release more than 25 platinum albums in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. But he isn't resting on his laurels. Last year he toured North America with an album with lyrics in English. His latest album is "Dauernd Jetzt."
DW's Berlin columnists - all English-speakers who have lived in the German capital for many years - bring you an insider's perspective on cultural life in one of the world's most vibrant cities.
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