Alice Herz-sommer

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Birthday
26, 1903
Birthplace
Czech Republic
Death Date
Feb 23, 2014 (110)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
26, 1903
Birthplace
Czech Republic
Death Date
Feb 23, 2014 (110)

About

Jewish pianist and music teacher who, as of 2014, has been considered the oldest Holocaust survivor of the Theresienstadt concentration camp. She was 110 years old in 2014.

Before Fame

She studied music at the Prague German Conservatory of Music and started playing concerts prior to the German occupation of Prague.

Trivia

Random House published a book about her life called "A Century of Wisdom: Lessons From the Life of Alice Herz-Sommer" in 2012.

Family Life

She married businessman Leopold Sommer in 1931 and, they had a son who died in 2001.

Associated With

Anne Frank was also notable for her experiences during the Holocaust.