Music of Another World

Music of Another World - Jewish Lives

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Paperback (30 Mar 2000) | English

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Synopsis

Compassionate yet detached, ironic yet pitilessly honest, Szymon Laks, the kapellmeister of the Auschwitz orchestra, presents a disturbing description of a phenomenon seldom mentioned in the literature of the Holocaust: the presence of music among the crematoria. His story is a testament to the human spirit and to music itself, the beauty of which Laks and others honored even as the lives of so many were destroyed.

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Book information

ISBN: 9780810118027
Publisher: Northwestern University Press
Imprint: Northwestern University Press
Pub date:
Edition: 1
DEWEY: 940.5318
DEWEY edition: 21
Language: English
Number of pages: 152
Weight: 216g
Height: 151mm
Width: 224mm
Spine width: 10mm