Holocaust Music and Modern Music
Sheryl Needle Cohn, Ed.D
Holocaust Composers Denied
Pavel Haas, Hans Krása, Erwin Schulhoff, Marcel Tyberg, Felix Mendelssohn
and too many others including
Alice Herz Sommer plays Chopin
Alma Rose – Vienna – Auschwitz (1944) Violinist, composer & gifted conductor
of the women’s orchestra in Auschwitz.
Feivel Wininger – Romania – Transnistria (1941) – Israel (2002) Violinist
Music taken from the power point video above:
The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (2009) performing
“Traumerei” (Dreaming) by Robert Schumann (1838)
Kinderszenen (Scenes from Childhood), Opus 15, Number 7.
The Terezín ghetto near Prague was home to a remarkable array of renowned Czech musicians, composers and theatrical artists, writing and performing as they and their fellow Jewish inmates awaited an unknown fate in Auschwitz.
Video =Alice Herz Sommer, plays Chopin, survivor, deceased February 2014 age 110, music kept her spirit alive.
Eli, Eli sung by Sophie Milman
Kazimierz Wedding Dance