George Whyte is a multifaceted talent whose creative abilities as author, dramatist and composer have focused on the fight against racism and its evils.
An independent scholar, he has researched every aspect of the Dreyfus Affair over a period of two decades. He is considered an international authority on the subject and is Chairman of the Dreyfus Society for Human Rights. He has produced a unique body of literary and dramatic works on the the Affair including Rage and Outrage; L’Affaire en Chanson; The Dreyfus Affair; Dreyfus–J’Accuse; The Accused–The Dreyfus Trilogy; J’Accuse and most recently the exhaustive reference work The Dreyfus Affair – A Chronological History.
He has been published by Palgrave Macmillan, Inter Nationes and Coda Editions and his stage works have been produced by the Deutsche Oper Berlin, Oper der Stadt Bonn, Theatre Basel, New York City Opera, and numerous radio networks and television channels including Arte, WDR, Channel 4, CBS, France Culture and BBC. He has collaborated with renowned composers, conductors and artists including Luciano Berio, Alfred Schnittke, Christopher Keene, Diego Masson, Paul Frey, Ute Lemper, Lambert Wilson.
George Whyte is a British National of Hungarian Jewish background who has lived and worked in numerous countries. He was educated at the Universities of London and Paris; with musical formation by Francesco Ticiatti composition and Paul Lichstenstern, piano. The loss of 35 members of his family in Auschwitz have focused his work on racial injustice and antisemitism. His interest in Kabbalah has added a new vein to his oeuvre and he has just completed ‘Golem 13’ a Kabbalistic drama in 2 acts.
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