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Isobel Pravda in 'The Good and the True'

U.S. Premiere of Award-Winning Czech Drama of Holocaust Survival to Open Off-Broadway >>

Isobel Pravda plays her grandmother, the Czech actress, director and Holocaust survivor, in an award-winning drama from Prague's Svandovo Divadlo Theater.

UPDATE: Alice Herz-Sommer, World's Oldest Pianist and Holocaust Survivor, Dead At 110 >>

UPDATE: Classicalite is indeed deeply sadened to report that pianist Alice Herz-Sommer has passed away. She was, as we last reported, 110 years old. Of the fount of tributes pouring in, we like this one from Haaretz best.

Alice Herz-Sommer, World's Oldest Pianist (and Holocaust Survivor), Turns 110 >>

This Chanukah, the world’s oldest pianist is celebrating her 110th birthday. Alice Herz-Sommer, these days resident in London, survived the Theresienstadt concentration camp to enjoy a distinguished career.

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