Paul Lusztig, the last son of Moritz and Gizella Lusztig, was born in Gyalu (today Gilău, Romania) in 1912. The story of Paul inspired one of the audio guides at Muzeon. His father, Moritz, was a merchant and producer of alcoholic beverages, and his mother, Gizella, was a housewife. Paul
Dezső Irányi, or David, was born in 1908 in a small town in Northern Transylvania, but he spent his childhood in Bratislava. When he was a teenager, he moved with his parents to Cluj, where they have successfully integrated into high society. Over time, he started a family, married Viktória
Júlia Rosenberger, nicknamed Juliska, was born in Gyalu (today Gilău) in 1908, in the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Her story inspired one of the audio guides at Muzeon.
Andor Lusztig, also called Bandi, the second child of Moritz and Gizella Lusztig, was born in 1908. Bandi married Júlia Rosenberger in 1933, and moved to Cluj for a better living, where their two children, Tibor and Noémi, were born in 1936 and 1938.
Moritz Lusztig was born in 1877. Moritz married Gizella Blum in 1901, at the age of 24, and between 1903 and 1912 they had five children: Ákos, Sándor, who died at the age of one, Andor, Viktória, and Pál.
The Story of the Lusztig Family in the 19th Century
Izsák and Sára Lusztig lived in Transylvania, then part of Hungary, in the first half of the 19th century. In that period, Jewish people were limited by the authorities to trades such as commerce, butchery, or the production of alcoholic beverages.
David, a story about survival
At Muzeon, you can listen to David's story, a hallucinating story about survival. His life story has been restored and reconstructed based on archive materials, and today his voice can be heard via an audio guide, performed by actors.