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The Lost Cellos of Lev Aronson

By: Brent, Francis

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New York, Atlas & Co: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11168

ISBN: 1934633119

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


224pp, plates. Lev Aronson was first cellist of the Latvian orchestra. The instruments that passed through his hands show what was lost and preserved during the Holocaust. This book recalls his life through the Russian revolution, pogroms and Cold War Berlin to the United States, and how he is forced to reshape his identity in order to survive. A portrait of being Jewish in Russia, the brutalities of the camps and the status of refugees in Berlin and America. A new copy. View more info