A stirring testament to the strength of the human spirit and the power of music, Violins of Hope tells the remarkable stories of violins played by Jewish musicians during the Holocaust, and of the Israeli violinmaker dedicated to bringing these inspirational instruments back to life.
Jewish Federation of Nashville and Middle Tennessee
Tennessee Holocaust Commission
Birmingham Holocaust Education Center
James A. Grymes is an internationally respected musicologist, a critically acclaimed author, and a dynamic speaker. He is Professor of Musicology at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
Here’s the conclusion of my talk about “Violins of Hope” a book about violins that were played by Jewish musicians during the Holocaust.