Henny G. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1774) interviewed by Toby Blum-Dobkin and Michael Alpert
- New York, N.Y. : A Living Memorial to the Holocaust-Museum of Jewish Heritage, 1990
- Interview Date
- 2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Henny G. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1774). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
Videotape testimony of Henny G., who was born in Vilna, Poland. She recalls the musical focus and talents of her parents, brother and sister; attending the music conservatory; antagonism from non-Jews when she sang Christian songs; family celebrations of Jewish holidays; Polish youth beating Jewish children; Soviet occupation; German invasion in 1941; ghettoization; maintaining cultural life in the ghetto; performing in a musical production composed by her brother; overcrowding; obtaining work permits to avoid deportation; her father's arrest and death; performing with orchestras in Stutthof and Dachau; liberation; performing with an orchestra in Fürstenfeldbruck, Landsberg and other displaced persons camps; singing at the Zionist congress in Munich; performing with Leonard Bernstein; and singing at Nuremberg during the war crime trials. Mrs. G. shows many photographs throughout the testimony.