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04/03/18 4:30pm
PHOTO COURTESY OF PARTISAN PICTURES | Scene from the documentary film ‘Defiant Requiem.’

PHOTO COURTESY OF PARTISAN PICTURES  | Scene from the documentary film ‘Defiant Requiem.’

In 1941, a young Czech conductor named Rafael Schächter was arrested and sent to Theresienstadt (Terezín) Concentration Camp outside of Prague. Like other concentration camps in Europe, tens of thousands of people died there during World War II, either killed outright by the Nazis or through starvation and disease. (more…)