The secret of happiness is freedom. The secret of freedom is courage.
Thucydides 471 BC – 400 BC)
She was 108 years old at the interview below, wrote her book “A Garden of Eden in Hell” when she was 104 and practises piano 3 hours each day. Alice was born on 26 November 1903 in Prague; and died on 23 February 2014 in London, age 110.
Alice Hertz Sommer exudes gratitude and fun: “I know about the bad, but I look at the good things. Smiling helps. Everything is a present.” My sentiments exactly. Enjoy the uplifting perspective of this wonderful woman.
I was born listening to my Father play these piano pieces and the music on his 78s which are, indeed emotional and spiritual food, for which I shall be eternally grateful.
Beautiful Spring Blessings and big smiles to you All!
PS no, I’m not wearing face-paint for those who asked! That’s my skin, some lucky sunbeam light perhaps!