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The Refusal to be Vanquished: Rosa Lipworth & Dorit Oliver-Wolff

Jewish Book Week 2017
Spoken Word / Tuesday, 28 February 2017 - 2:30pm / JW3
£8

Refusing to be defined by the tragic events of WW2, two remarkable women reveal their inimitable life stories. Patron of the Arts Rosa Lipworth and Dorit Oliver-Wolff, whose memoir From Yellow Star to Pop Star recounts the story of her rise to fame in post-war Berlin, talk to author and journalist Anne Sebba.


Rosa Lipworth was awarded a CBE for her services to charity in the 2010 New Years Honours. A child of the Holocaust, she was hidden during the war in Brittany by her Catholic stepmother.

Anne Sebba is a biographer, lecturer, radio presenter and former Reuters’ foreign correspondent. She has written eight acclaimed books including That Woman and Jennie Churchill and is Chair of the Society of Authors.

Dorit Oliver-Wolff has led a remarkable life. Born a Hungarian Jew, she danced in front of the future king of Yugoslavia at just four years old; by six years old she was in hiding from the German soldiers who were rounding up and transporting her fellow Jews to concentration camps around Europe. Her first book recounts how she and her mother survived years of terror.

This event is not included in the Kings Place multi-event ticket offer.

Please note that this event takes place at JW3 (341-351 Finchley Rd, NW3 6ET).

To book events at JW3, please visit the website, telephone 020 7433 8988 or visit the JW3 Box Office.

This event has live speech-to-text subtitling provided by StageTEXT.

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Photos from top: Rosa Lipworth, Dorit Oliver-Wolff, Anne Sebba