Mor Berdach and family

Mor Berdach and family
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  • Photo taken in:
    Semmering
    Country name at time of photo:
    Austria, 1918-1938
    Country name today:
    Austria
My great-grandfather (in the middle) on my father's side was Mor Berdach - with a 'ch' at the end: Berdach was an acronym for his complete name, Ben Rabbi David Hacham. He lived in Austria, more precisely in Vienna. He was already quite an old gentleman when I was born, and he died in his nineties in Baden. I visited them on Kantstrasse in Vienna when I was a child. When my great-grandmother died, my great-grandfather moved to Baden, where he died. He died the night the Germans invaded Austria, on the night of the Anschluss. Nobody went to his burial. He was a teacher, and didn't speak a word of Hungarian. He had two daughters and a son. One of the daughters was my grandmother. She had a younger sister, Rachel (second from left), who was a well-known writer: a novelist, journalist and poet.

Interview details

Interviewee: Eva Bato
Interviewer:
Dora Sardi, Eszter Andor
Month of interview:
February
Year of interview:
2001
Budapest, Hungary

KEY PERSON

Mor Berdach
Year of birth:
1843
City of birth:
Vienna
Country name at time of birth:
Austria
Year of death:
1938
Died:
before WW II
Occupation
before WW II:
Teacher

Other Person

Rachel Berdach
Year of birth:
1878
City of birth:
Berlin
Country name at time of birth:
Germany
Year of death:
1961
City of death:
Baden
Country of death:
Switzerland
Died:
after WW II
Occupation
before WW II:
Writer
after WW II:
Writer

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