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Violins of Hope: Violins of the Holocaust, Instruments of Hope and Liberation in Mankind's Darkest Hour

James A. Grymes
Format
Book
Published
New York : Harper Perennial, [2014]
Edition
First Edition
Language
English
ISBN
9780062246837, 0062246836, 9780062246844 (ebook), 0062246844 (ebook)
Summary
"A stirring testament to the strength of the human spirit and the power of music, Violins of Hope tells the remarkable stories of violins owned by Jewish musicians during the Holocaust (some surviving when their owners did not) through the work of internationally-recognized Israeli violin maker Amnon Weinstein, who has spent two decades bringing these neglected, severely damaged instruments back to life"--
Contents
  • Prologue: Amnon's Violins
  • The Wagner Violin
  • Erich Weininger's Violin
  • ·The Auschwitz Violin
  • Ole Bull's Violin
  • Feivel Wininger's Violin
  • Motele Schlein's Violin
  • Epilogue: Shimon Krongold's Violin
  • Acknowledgments
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index
Description
319 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
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