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Holocaust victim relied on music to survive

While some victims of the Second World War consider the Allies their liberators, one Holocaust survivor considers music his liberator.

In 1941, following their eviction from Romania, Joseph Leinburd and his family took all of their belongings with them on a train, endured a death march, then sold most of their belongings for some shelter in Ukraine.

Under such harsh conditions, Leinburd said he relied on his attachment to music, to bring hope during the war.

“I listen to music every night,” Leinburd said. “I do many things that other people in my situation don’t do.”