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.
By Katie Bloomstrom