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Shoah survivors’ songs rescued from oblivion

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Published: 7 February 2017

Last updated: 4 March 2024

Rescued from the past, a Jewish refugee's songs haunt the present – Jessica Wapner – Newsweek 05.02.17
The singing of a Holocaust survivor recorded onto steel-wire spools in 1946 was missing for decades. Now it is moving us to tears. Includes audio [2:05], [3:34], [1:38].

Lost recordings of Holocaust survivors' songs from 1946 discovered in mislabelled box
- Martha Henriques – International Business times 03.02.17
The long-outdated technology needed to play the recordings had to be rebuilt almost from scratch.


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