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Eva Schloss

About Eva Schloss

An Interview with Eva Schloss

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Eva Schloss lives in North London and has been married to Zvi for over fifty years. They have three grown-up daughters and five grandchildren. Eva regularly visits schools, universities and other institutions to talk about her experiences during the Holocaust.

A play, And Then They Came for Me: Remembering the World of Anne Frank by James Still deals with the lives of Eva and her posthumous step-sister, Anne Frank and other teenagers in the Holocaust. It has been performed all over the USA and in many other countries including a performance by children and young people in London in 2005 to mark the liberation of Auschwitz. Eva is a trustee of the Anne Frank Trust in London.

PLACE AND DATE OF BIRTH:
Vienna, Austria, 11 May 1929

FAVOURITE BOOK:
The Forsyte Saga, by Galsworthy

FAVOURITE SONG:
The girl from Ipanema

MOST TREASURED POSSESSION:
My photo albums of my family

FAVOURITE FILM:
Tea with Mussolini

When did you start illustrating?
In 1986.

Where do you get your ideas and inspiration from?
Real life experience

Can you give your top tip to becoming a successful illustrator?
Know exactly what you want to do and don’t give up!

Favourite place in the world and why?
San Francisco (great diversity, very liberal, beautiful scenery)

What are your hobbies?
Reading, cinema, theater, travelling, making things with my hands - like woodworking, family gatherings, collecting antiques

If you hadn't been an illustrator, what do you think you would have been?
An antique dealer

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