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Alice's piano : the life of Alice Herz-Sommer / Melissa Müller and Reinhard Piechocki ; forward by Alice Herz-Sommer.

  • ISBN: 9781250007414 :
  • ISBN: 1250007410
  • Description: xiv, 349 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : St. Martin's Press,

Available copies

  • 5 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Beverly Main Adult Nonfiction ML 417 .H38 M85 2012 (Text to phone) Available -
Danvers Adult Nonfiction ML 417 J38 M8513 2012 (Text to phone) Available -
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 940.5318/Muller (Text to phone) Available -
Peabody Main Adult Nonfiction NEW ML 417 .H38 M8513 2012 (Text to phone) Available -
Swampscott Lower Level Bio Herz-Sommer (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [327]-335) and index.
Contents Note: "The story of a miracle" / by Raphael Sommer -- Twins -- Roots -- World war -- Music -- Marriage -- Occupation -- Theresienstadt -- Happiness -- The Gates of Hell -- Inferno -- After the inferno -- Liberation -- Homecoming -- Prague -- Zena -- Jerusalem -- "Music takes us to paradise."
Language Note: Translation of: Alice Herz-Sommer, "ein Garten Eden inmitten der Hölle."
Subject: Herz-Sommer, Alice, 1903-
Theresienstadt (Concentration camp)
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) > Czechoslovakia > Personal narratives.
Jewish musicians > Czechoslovakia > Biography.
Holocaust survivors > Israel > Biography.
Holocaust survivors > England > London > Biography.
Women pianists > Biography.
Pianists > Biography.