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Never Give Up: The 20th Century Odyssey of Herbert Zipper (1995)

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Herbert Zipper: Conductor, Music Educator, Composer
29 October 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Born in Vienna, Dr. Zipper was a conductor, music educator, and composer who worked in Europe, the United States, and Asia. He may well be unique as he was in both German (Dachau and Buchenwald) and Japanese (Philippine) concentration camps in World War II. At the time this short documentary was made (1995) he was in his nineties and still teaching in Los Angeles. This short film (40 minutes) has clips of his then-current teaching and conducting.

Terry Sanders, the writer and director, did an admirable job presenting Dr. Zipper's interesting life story. However, I would have liked to have had a complete performance of the "Dachau Song" which Zipper composed while interred there. I also would have enjoyed an interview with Dr. Zipper about his concentration camp experiences.

"Never Give Up" is a documentary worth viewing by anyone interested in World War II, music education, or biographies of those who overcome adversity.


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