Perks, Lisbeth

Scope and Content

Correspondence of Lisbeth Perks, music teacher and Jewish refugee to Great Britain, 1938-1943, including from internees in Theresienstadt concentration camp.

Administrative / Biographical History

Lisbeth Perks was born into a Jewish family in Vienna c 1930; came to Great Britain as a refugee, 1939. Whilst bringing up her family she studied pianoforte with Herbert Sumison and Kendall Taylor and gained an associateship of the Royal College of Music. She has taught in many schools and at her own home.



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Acquisition Information

Lisbeth Perks

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Description exists to this archive on the Wiener Library's online catalogue

Archivist's Note

Entry compiled by Howard Falksohn.

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Copies can be made for personal use. Permission must be sought for publication.


Fischer Leicht, Lisbeth The Unsung Years: My Youth 1930-1945 (Minerva Press, London, 1997).

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