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Orchestra of Exiles: The Story of Bronislaw Huberman, the Israel Philharmonic, and the One Thousand Jews He Saved from Nazi Horrors



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Author
Aronson, Josh
George, Denise
Descriptors
Biography
History
Hitler, Adolf
Holocaust
Musicians
Location/Setting:
Germany
Palestine
Time Period:
1930s
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Summary
This is the story of violinist Bronislaw Huberman. When Hitler started firing all Jewish musicians from orchestras throughout Germany, Huberman dreamed of the formation of the Palestine Symphony Orchestra. He needed 70 world-class musicians and was able to obtain permanent citizenship and funding for them and their families in Israel.
Critique
This is the amazing story of one of the great cultural achievements of the 20th century.
ISBN
9780425281215
  iBistro
# of Pages
370
Published
2016
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Reviewer's Initials: ED


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