When Music Saved Poland's Last Klezmer From the Nazis

Leopold Kozlowski, a symbol of the revival of Jewish culture in Poland, taught a Nazi officer the accordion in exchange for food and played in the woods as a partisan. He died this month at the age of 100

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“Music saved my life,” the Jewish musician Leopold Kozlowski told “Haaretz” in an interview in 2012. “I was in a concentration camp, in a ghetto and in the forest. Music gave me strength. Hitler destroyed...