Hiding in the spotlight

A True holocaust story


The remarkable story has finally been told.

Greg Dawson and his mother, Zhanna Arshanskaya Dawson

have put her musical odyssey into words.

At age 14, piano prodigy, Zhanna, hid her Jewish identity

but could not hide her talent.

The Nazis killed her parents but she survived by


A true prodigy, Zhanna was playing the piece you hear at the age of ten

Chopin’s Fantasy Impromptu

performed by

Zhanna Arshanskaya Dawson

Music Saved Her Life