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Lesson starters. 2, Holocaust : the Auschwitz orchestra.

Author: Available Light Productions.
Publisher: [England] : Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2010.
Series: Teachers TV
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
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In this KS3 lesson starter a Jewish woman, born in Germany in 1924, talks about her work as a musician in a concentration camp orchestra. At the age of 15 Esther Bejarano did two years hard labour at the Fuerstenwald labour camp. She was deported to Auschwitz where the Nazi authorities wanted to form an orchestra. Esther joined as an accordion player, which protected her from being killed in the gas chambers. She  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Additional Physical Format: Original version:
W/4215/002
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Available Light Productions.
ISBN: 9781503419582 1503419584
Language Note: In English and German.
OCLC Number: 874057415
Notes: Title from resource description page (viewed Jan. 9, 2014).
Target Audience: For High School audiences.
Description: 1 online resource (3 min.).
Series Title: Teachers TV
Other Titles: Holocaust :

Abstract:

In this KS3 lesson starter a Jewish woman, born in Germany in 1924, talks about her work as a musician in a concentration camp orchestra. At the age of 15 Esther Bejarano did two years hard labour at the Fuerstenwald labour camp. She was deported to Auschwitz where the Nazi authorities wanted to form an orchestra. Esther joined as an accordion player, which protected her from being killed in the gas chambers. She was forced to play cheerful music at the gates of the camp for new arrivals, knowing about the horrible fate that awaited most of them.
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