Alice Herz-Sommer was the oldest living survivor of the Holocaust, died last week. Read the news story from Minnesota Public Radio.
You can learn more about Alice Herz-Sommer in the Visual History Archive.
The Visual History Archive, maintained by the USC Shoah Foundation, is a database of nearly 52,000 videos of survivors and helpers who have been interviewed and recorded. The University of Minnesota Libraries has a paid subscription to this resource. Anyone may come into campus and use it, but please note that videos must first be requested. This may take just a short time, but we recommend you call the service desk at 612 624-3321 to make arrangements before you come. Linking page is:
The Music Library has a book about Alice Herz-Sommer:
Alice's piano : the life of Alice Herz-Sommer.
Melissa Müller 1967-
1st U.S. ed.. New York : St. Martin's Press 2012
Music Library General Collection (ML417.H38 M8513 2012 )
Check for availability via the Library Catalog in MNCAT
Resources about the Holocaust in general may be found on my subject page
Selected Resources for Holocaust and Genocide Studies