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