Alice Herz-Sommer Oldest Living Holocaust Survivor Dies at Age 110

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Alice Herz-Sommer, the oldest living survivor of the Holocaust, has died at age 110. The subject of the Academy Award nominated documentary The Lady in Number 6, Herz-Sommer was a concert pianist who used music to inspire herself and those around her. She survived a Nazi concentration camp during the Holocaust and remained an inspiration to many throughout her life, maintaining the philosophy that happiness can be found despite enduring pain. Herz-Sommer was the oldest living survivor of the Holocaust and died today in London at age 110. She is survived by her grandsons David and Ariel Sommer.

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2 Responses to "Alice Herz-Sommer Oldest Living Holocaust Survivor Dies at Age 110"

  1. Web of Stories   February 24, 2014 at 2:41 am

    Alice Herz-Sommer recorded a short series of videos for Web of Stories in which she talked about her experiences and her outlook on life. You can find these videos here http://www.webofstories.com/play/alice.herz-sommer/7

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  2. Bobby Leo   February 23, 2014 at 11:58 am

    What a miserable time to live through…..kudos to her and the way she lived after that….

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