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#2026302 - 02/03/13 12:54 PM Holocaust Remembrance/Chopin CD Project on Kickstarter
r.peltzman Offline
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Registered: 02/19/05
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My name is Roger Peltzman. 8 years ago I won a Mason and Hamlin BB in the famous Faust Harrison Pianos contest. Two years ago the NY Times did a great article about my mother and her family in war torn Belgium. She miraculously survived the war but, tragically, her brother Norbert, a supremely gifted concert pianist did not. Both Norbert and my grandparents perished in Auschwitz. Norbert at age 22. As a pianist myself, I have, over the years, felt a particular bond with my uncle who remains an inspiration for me. I have decided to honor his memory by recording a CD of works by Chopin at the Brussels Conservatory of Music where he played, according to all accounts, brilliantly. I am raising money for this worthwhile project on Kickstarter and I'd greatly appreciate your taking the time to explore the site. If you find this story/project compelling, please forward the Kickstarter page to friends and loved ones. 1/2 of all proceeds from CD will go to the impressive new Holocaust Museum in Belgium - Kazerne Dossin.

All the very best,


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#2026318 - 02/03/13 01:27 PM Re: Holocaust Remembrance/Chopin CD Project on Kickstarter [Re: r.peltzman]
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Hi Roger, that link doesn't work for me, can you check it please?
I am a competent teacher.


#2026499 - 02/03/13 07:33 PM Re: Holocaust Remembrance/Chopin CD Project on Kickstarter [Re: ten left thumbs]
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