Henny G. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1774) interviewed by Toby Blum-Dobkin and Michael Alpert,
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.
- 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.