Jazz Survivor: The Story of Louis Bannet, Horn Player of Auschwitz

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eBookIt.com, 2013 - Biography & Autobiography - 90 pages
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This is the true story of Louis Bannet, a Jewish jazz musician known throughout Europe in the 1930's and 40's as The Dutch Louis Armstrong. The story travels from the nightclubs of Amsterdam to the nightmares of Auschwitz, where Louis Bannet's trumpet rang out amidst happiness and horror alike. Jazz Survivor gives strong testimony to both the indisputable power of music and the indefatigable strength of the human spirit.
 

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Contents

List of Plates
Introduction
Acknowledgements
Prologue
Young Louis
Pimps and Whores Laurel and Hardy
All That Jazz
It Could Never Happen Here
Play for your Life
Barrack Five
Life and Death
Last Dance of the Gypsies
From One Hell to Another
G I
Man Coeur Est Un Violon
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