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Oral history interview with Shony Alex Braun

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1990.419.1 | RG Number: RG-50.030.0036

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    Oral history interview with Shony Alex Braun


    Interview Summary
    Shony Alex Braun, born on July 14, 1930 in Transylvania, Romania (possibly Cristuru Secuiesc, Romania), describes his family and early childhood; learning to play the violin at age five; the occupation of his town by Hungarian forces in 1940 and by the Germans in 1944; being deported to Auschwitz in May 1944; his transfer into the Natzweiler (Struthof) camp system in France and then to Dachau, where American forces liberated him in April 1945; his immigration to the United States in 1950; and becoming a professional composer and violinist.
    Shony A. Braun
    Linda G. Kuzmack
    interview:  1990 July 09
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection

    Physical Details

    Oral histories.
    5 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
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    Conditions on Use
    Restrictions on use. Interview can not be used for sale in the Museum Shop.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Braun, Shony Alex.

    Administrative Notes

    Linda Kuzmack, on behalf of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History Branch, conducted the oral history interview with Shony Alex Braun on June 28, 1990.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this oral history interview has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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