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Rabbi Hugo Gryn

Sue Lawley's castaway is Rabbi Hugo Gryn.

The castaway in Desert Island Discs this week is Rabbi Hugo Gryn. He'll be talking to Sue Lawley about how his happy and secure childhood in Czechoslovakia was devastated by Nazism and how he survived two years in concentration camps. He'll also be discussing how his commitment to bettering relations between people of differing faiths is rooted in his experience of persecution during the Second World War.

[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]

Favourite track: Kol Haoalm Kulo Gesher Tzar M' Od by Israel Zohar
Book: Biography of Churchill by Martin Gilbert
Luxury: A parking space

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40 minutes

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Fri 17 Feb 1995 09:05

Music Played

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  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony No. 38 in D major 'Prague'

    • Mozart Symphonies 38 & 39.
    • Decca.
  • Muzsikás

    Szol A Kakas Mar

    • Muzikas Maramaros - The Lost Jewish Music.
    • Hannibal Records.
  • Leos Janáček

    Sinfonietta - 5th movement

    • Dvorak: Legends.
    • Bis.
  • The Polish Army's Central Artistic Ensemble

    Zog Nit Keinmol (Never Say This Is The Last Road)

    • Piesni Zydowskie (Jewish Songs).
    • Muza.
  • The Choir From The West London Synagogue

    Shema Koleinu

    • Choral Music From The West London Synagogue.
  • Ravi Shankar

    Gat Kirwani

    • Portrait Of Genius.
    • BGD.
  • Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band

    St Louis Blues

    • New Orleans Jubilee.
    • Vogue.
  • Castaway's Favourite

    • Israel Zohar

      Kol Haoalm Kulo Gesher Tzar M' Od

      • Jewish Soul Music With The Clarinet Wizard.
      • Israphon.
  • Book Choice

    • Biography of Churchill - Martin Gilbert

  • Luxury Choice

    • A parking space


Role Contributor
Presenter Sue Lawley
Interviewed Guest Rabbi Hugo Gryn


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