Germaine Poliakov

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Germaine Poliakov
Germaine Poliakov en 1961.jpg
Germain Poliakov in 1961
Born
Germaine Rousso

15 December 1918
Died19 February 2020(2020-02-19) (aged 101)
NationalityFrench
OccupationMusic instructor

Germaine Poliakov (15 December 1918 — 19 February 2020) was an Ottoman-born French music teacher and Holocaust survivor.[1] She went into hiding from the Gestapo in Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne,[2] and worked as a teacher for a hidden colony of Jewish children.[3]

Germaine Poliakov died on 19 February 2020 at the age of 101.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Markman, Eliel (2012). Germaine Poliakov-Rousso: une vie engagée.
  2. "Comité Français pour Yad Vashem". Comité Français pour Yad Vashem (in French). 18 October 1999.
  3. "Musée d'art et d'histoire du Judaïsme" (PDF). Hôtel de Saint-Aignan (in French). 5 December 2015.
  4. "Germaine POLIAKOV née ROUSSO - Avis de décès - Simplifia". www.simplifia.fr (in French). Retrieved 27 February 2020.