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A Holocaust survivor’s story : Spared by music

Holocaust survivor Anita Lasker-Wallfisch on how playing the cello spared their life in the Nazi death camps. The way that they played the cello might be the explanation Holocaust survivor Anita Lasker-Wallfisch is alive today, they says, as they relates her encounters at the core of one of the most exceedingly terrible massacres ever. As an hour detailed Sunday in “The Lost Music,” Lasker-Wallfisch was sent to Auschwitz death camp in 1943, when they was only 18. Having lost their folks, German-Jews, a year prior, Lasker-Wallfisch knew about what occurredRead More