Dorit Oliver-Wolff
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From Holocaust survivor to pop star

BBC Inside Out meets Dorit Oliver-Wolff who lived through the Holocaust and went on to became a famous German singer.

Dorit was a five-year-old Jewish girl living in Hungary when Nazism started to spread across Europe.

Today she is a pensioner living in Eastbourne, but still remembers the trauma of trying to escape from the Nazis and avoid being sent to a concentration camp.

Presenter Natalie Graham followed her story and heard how she escaped death twice.

Copyright: Still photographs are copyright and courtesy of TopFoto, Getty Images, and Cornelia du Vinage. Archive film is copyright of ITN Source and Transit Film.

Inside Out South East is broadcast on BBC One on Monday, 26 January at 19:30 GMT and nationwide on the iPlayer for 30 days thereafter.

  • 26 Jan 2015
  • From the section England