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Oral history interview with Henry Rosner

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1284.17 | RG Number: RG-50.147.0017

Henry Rosner describes his experiences as inmate of Płaszów camp from 1943 to 1944; playing violin in the camp; the character of the camp commandant, Amon Goeth; Goeth's party guests; Oskar Schindler's demonstrations of sympathy towards him; a story of how his melancholic music influenced a SS officer to commit suicide; Schindler reclaiming Rosner's violin; his experiences as an inmate of Płaszów and Auschwitz camps between 1943 and 1945; the kindness of a SS officer en route to Auschwitz; seeing the women in a transport train leaving Auschwitz; his opinion of Schindler; an incident of SS brutality sickening Schindler; Schindler's behavior at Goeth's parties; and his impressions of Schindler.


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Interviewee
Henry Rosner
Interviewer
Jon Blair
Date
interview:  1983 January 19
Language
English
Genre/Form
Documentary films.
Extent
1 sound cassette (90 min.).
 
Record last modified: 2020-04-07 10:59:55
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