Thu 25 June 2009, The Guardian

Heinz Spitz

In 1939 my uncle, Heinz Spitz, who has died aged 87, arrived in Britain from Vienna with his younger sisters. They were part of the British Kindertransport scheme, which rescued 10,000 Jewish children from the Nazis. Heinz went on to become a distinguished east London mathematics teacher, a 1987 Mastermind semifinalist - one of his special subjects was postwar British theatre - a Liberal Democrat, a great traveller and a bibliophile.
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