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Alice Herz Sommer — amazing woman, musician, Holocaust survivor — describes the healing power of music

The first music, I’m sure, was sung by angels… who to this very day sing out the praises of God.

But closer to home there are composers… and skilled musicians whose creative gifts image the loving God who creates.

Even though music and grace and two different things, I think they act on us humans in similar ways. I think Alice Herz Sommers is on to that, here in her commentary about music, though she uses different words to describe it.



  1. Extraordinary and very moving. Thank you, Pat! Sharing!

  2. Magnificent. What a beautiful woman.