Alice Herz-Sommer, Oldest Living Holocaust Survivor And Pianist, Shares Music And Wisdom In New Film

[from the Huffington Post]

Alice Herz-Sommer is known for her grace and wisdom. The 109-year-old, who is the oldest living pianist and Holocaust survivor, is undoubtedly one of the most inspirational people in the world.

Now, a documentary called “The Lady In Number 6” is telling her incredible story from beginning to end — but just the 11-minute preview in itself is amazing enough.

“Every day in life is beautiful,” Herz-Sommer says in the video above. “Every day. It’s beautiful.”

The 38-minute-long documentary is directed by Malcolm Clarke and produced by Nicholas Reed and has already been shortlisted for the Academy Awards’ documentary short subject category, according to the Los Angeles Times.

Click here to read more.

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One response to “Alice Herz-Sommer, Oldest Living Holocaust Survivor And Pianist, Shares Music And Wisdom In New Film

  1. Anthony LoPresti

    For more read Caroline Stoessinger’s amazing book about Alice that first inspired Malcolm Clarke to make the film – http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0812992814/ (A Century of Wisdom: Lessons from the Life of Alice Herz-Sommer)

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