Nino Barzilai

  • Recording Date: August 4, 1946
  • Duration: 17:32
  • Spools: 9-21B
  • Location: Paris, France
  • Languages: Spanish

Biographical Information

  • Name: Nino Barzilai
  • Birthplace: ThessalonÃki, Greece
  • Gender: male
  • Nationality: Portugal
  • Location At Time Of German Invasion: AthÃnai, Greece
  • Interned At: Haidari, Bergen-Belsen, B├Ârgermoor
  • Location At Time Of Liberation: BÃrgermoor, Germany
  • Liberated By: United States


´╗┐ Nino Barzilai was a Greek Jew born in 1892 in Salonika, Greece, a thriving center of Sephardic Jewish culture. His family was originally from Portugal. From 1916 to 1936, Mr. Barzilai lived in Spain where he was in the jewelry business. He then returned to Salonika where he worked selling fabrics for women's ... Read full commentary »