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Hosenfeld led him to a piano in the next room and instructed him to play:. The German officer, Wilm Hosenfeldasked for his occupation, and Szpilman replied that he was a pianist.

El Pianista del Gueto de Varsovia

Prawo i Kulturavol. Oxford University Press, — Szpilman went on to become the head of Polish Radio’s music department untilwhen he retired to devote more time to composing and touring as a concert pianist. Whenever he went into the large ghetto, he would visit a friend, Jehuda Zyskind, who worked as a smuggler, trader, driver or carrier as the need arose.

He was resigned deo dying, and decided to commit suicide by swallowing sleeping pills followed by a bottle of opium. I played Pianisfa ‘s Nocturne in C sharp minor.

Szpilman went to the labour bureau building, hoping that his popularity as a pianist would be enough to secure Henryk’s release and stop himself from being arrested as well, for none of his papers were in order.

As soon as he saw Szpilman coming, Bogucki turned away and began to walk towards the hiding place they had arranged for him. A DocumentaryNew York: The closure of the ghetto had made little difference to the trade. To get this food, the men were allowed to choose a representative to go into the city with a cart every day and buy it. A tank fired a couple of shots into the building, then it was set alight. Minutes later, the building was surrounded by troops who were making their way in via the cellars.

On 13 FebruarySzpilman slipped through the ghetto gate and met up with his friend Andrzej Bogucki on the other side. After being forced with his family to live in the Warsaw ghettoSzpilman manages to avoid deportation to the Treblinka extermination campand from his hiding places around the city witnesses the Warsaw ghetto uprising in and the Warsaw uprising the rebellion by the Polish resistance the following year.


The English edition was probably translated from the German; Bell did not translate from Polish. If they managed to find work, often by paying their employer to hire them, Jews would be issued with certificates of employment. Inspecting the attic thoroughly, he found a loft above the attic that Szpilman hadn’t noticed.

Szpilman’s family—he was living with his parents, his brother Henryk, and his sisters Regina and Halina—hid their money in the window frame, an expensive gold watch under a cupboard, and the watch’s chain beneath the fingerboard of Szpilman’s father’s violin. In May the Jewish police began to carry out the task of “human hunting” for the Germans:. As a result of the cold and the squalor, he eventually developed an insatiable craving for hot porridge.

Szpilman continued to live in his hiding places until August A cat mewed in a street somewhere.

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National Museum of Szczecin— academia. History, Biographies, RemembranceNew York: Szpilman resumed his musical career at Radio Poland in Warsaw, in By eating some of the food and selling or trading the rest in the ghetto where the value skyrocketedthe workers could pianistaa themselves and raise enough money to repeat the exercise the next day.

Szpilman had little to offer by way of thanks, sl told him that if he should ever need help, he should ask for the pianist Szpilman of the Polish Radio.

While hiding in the city, he had to move many times from flat to flat. Szpilman only stayed in his first hiding place for a few days before he moved on.

Ludwig Fischerthe German governor of Warsaw, announced its boundaries on 2 October that year; 80, Christians varxovia moved out andJews moved in. When I finally managed to pull the child through, he died.


He remained hidden until dark, then he struck out across the road to an unfinished hospital building that had been evacuated. Food and drink were scarce in the hospital, and for the first four or five days of his stay in the building, Szpilman was unable to find anything. His first job was demolishing the walls of the large ghetto; now that most of the Jews had dl deported, it was being reclaimed. It was surrounded by Ukrainian fascists and the inhabitants were ordered to evacuate before the building was destroyed.

Szpilman got work to keep himself safe. The SS announced on 4 November that a ghetto would be built for the city’s Jews; the Germans argued that the Jews had to be confined to prevent the spread of typhus.

Rudy also performed at a concert dedicated to Szpilman’s music, librk he met his relatives. The Years of ExterminationNew York: When he eventually reached the hospital, he collapsed on the floor and fell asleep. When they could slip away, he and the other workers visited Polish food stalls and bought potatoes and bread.

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They were given just over a month’s warning, and many had to pay exorbitant rents for tiny slums in bad areas.

He went to the government in an attempt to secure Hosenfeld’s release, but Hosenfeld and his unit, which was suspected of spying, had been moved to a POW camp at a secret location somewhere in Soviet Russia, and there was nothing the Polish government could do.

This article is about the book. Days later, while raiding one of its kitchens, he suddenly heard a German voice ask what he was doing. Szpilman was horrified by his siblings’ headstrong decision, and only accepted their presence after his appeal to the guards had failed to secure their release.