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Weekly Round Up May 28

This week we celebrated the 94th birthday of composer Joseph Horovitz, born in Vienna in 1926. Joseph's birthday was also celebrated by BBC Radio 3 who played the third movement of his Sonatina for Clarinet and Piano. You can listen to it here, one hour and 35 minutes in to the programme.

We remembered Ibolya Ginsburg's arrival at Auschwitz on the first day of Shavuot:

We learned about Saul Stemmer's far-sighted father, a watchmaker:

And we wondered about the wedding reception catered by Hortense Gordon for her new English employers:


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