A Jewish/Gentile boy band in 1920s Germany, resurrected by Barry Manilow
In his musical 'Harmony,' the legendary crooner tells the captivating tale of the Comedian Harmonists. Director Tony Speciale gives Haaretz the scoop.
Los Angeles – Consider all the harmonizing boy bands that have made masses swoon over the years, from the Beatles to the Backstreet Boys to the reigning princes, One Direction. Before them all, there was the Comedian Harmonists, a German sextet made of half Jews (including a former rabbi) and half gentiles (one of whom married a Jew.)
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