Screening of the movie "Simha", by Jérôme Blumberg

The 27th of June 2019 at 7h30 PM in the Auditorium Edmond J. Safra of the Mémorial de la Shoah in Paris (75004), screening of the movie "Simha", by Jérôme Blumberg, in the presence of of the director, of Simha Arom and of Hervé Roten, musicologist director of the European Institute for Jewish Music.

Born in Düsseldorf in 1930, Simha Arom flees from Nazi Germany in 1938 with his family. But his parents will get caught and sent to Auschwitz, from where they will never come back. In 1944, Simha goes to Palestine where he enters the Symphonic Orchestra of Jerusalem. In 1963, with his work on Pygmies from Central Africa, he becomes a world known ethnomusicologist. The movie tells about his work and tumultuous life.

Watch an excerpt of the movie Simha
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