When jazz conquered Berlin after the First World War, its opponents considered the music a sign of “unmanliness” and “feminisation”. So let’s take a closer look at the women themthelves!
culture of the “slum district” of the city, the Scheunenviertel? Light girls allegedly were having fun with heavy boys and vice versa, or among themselves. Here were lots of little stories. And they became great theatre and and grandiose cabaret! What about Valeska Gert, Josephine Baker or Rosa Valetti?