L’viv, Ukrainian History, Paradoxes and Muddles

L’viv, Ukrainian History, Paradoxes and Muddles

In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king? Erasmus   I have long had a special interest in western Ukraine in general and in the city of L’viv[1] in particular.  My parents grew up in Kolomiya, a mid-sized city in Galicia some 200 kilometers south, south-east from L’viv.  They later lived in L’viv between 1937 and 1944 where my father, a musicologist and composer, taught at the conservatory and was active in…

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