Jazz Survivor

The Story of Louis Bannet, Horn Player of Auschwitz

By Ken Shuldman

Jazz Survivor tells the story of Louis Bannet, the Dutch Louis Armstrong. Louis Bannet was sent to Auschwitz-Birkenau during the was, but his skill as a musician saved his life: he became the 'star' of the Auschwitz Orchestra, as well as the personal bandleader for Dr Josef Mengele and the founder of the Gypsy Camp Orchestra.


70 pages

Publication Date: 4/30/2005
Format: Paper
ISBN: 9780853034766