Lucille Eichengreen

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Lucille Eichengreen
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Lucille Eichengreen in 2012, signing one of her books
Born
Cecilie Landau

(1925-02-01)February 1, 1925
Hamburg, Germany
DiedFebruary 7, 2020(2020-02-07) (aged 95)
Oakland, California, U.S.
Occupation
  • Writer
Organization
Known forHolocaust survivor
Awards
  • Honorary doctorate
  • Hamburger Ehrendenkmünze

Lucille Eichengreen (née Cecilie Landau; February 1, 1925 – February 7, 2020)[1] was a German survivor of the Łódź Ghetto and the Nazi German concentration camps of Auschwitz, Neuengamme and Bergen-Belsen.

She moved to the United States. In 1994, she published From Ashes to Life: My Memories of the Holocaust. She later taught classes on the Holocaust at libraries, schools and universities in the United States and Germany. She took part in a documentary from the University of Giessen on life in the Łódź Ghetto.

References[change | change source]

  1. Lucille Eichengreen zum 95. Geburtstag ((in German) on her 95th birthday, KZ-Gedenkstätte Neuengamme [de], February 1, 2020, adding on February 8 that she had died.)