Dreams Of Gottschee

CD Album: ‘DREAMS OF GOTTSCHEE’ Hermann’s First CD that’s a fascinating journey. Melodies based on old Gottscheer folk tunes that were updated with modern lyrics.  Simple melodic tunes that will make you feel good.  The only four letter word you’ll hear is the word ‘love’. DREAMS OF GOTTSCHEE: Be Mine…

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Gottschee During World War 2

After the outbreak of World War II in 1939, Yugoslavia initially remained neutral, but after a coup in 1941 adopted a staunch anti-Axis position. This led to a German and Italian invasion and occupation of the Kingdom. The Gottscheer were in the Italian occupation zone after Yugoslavia’s surrender, which Hitler…

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Gottschee Early History

The Gottschee region was conferred upon the Counts of Ortenburg by the Patriarchate of Aquileia on 20 September 1277. The territory was settled by German farmers from Carinthia and East Tyrol between 1330 and 1400. The first settlement in the territory attested in written sources was Mooswald, which appeared in…

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