Mirjam Pressler

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Pressler with Amos Oz, 2015

Mirjam Pressler (18 June 1940 – 16 January 2019) was a German novelist and translator. She was the author of more than 30 children's and teenage books. She also translated more than 300 works of other authors from Hebrew, English, Dutch and Afrikaans.[1] She was also known for translating a revision of Anne Frank's diary, The Diary of a Young Girl in 1991.[2]

Pressler died after a long-illness on 16 January 2019 at the age of 78.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Mirjam Pressler, children's author, multilingual translator, dies". dw.com. 2019-01-16. Retrieved 2019-01-17.
  2. Carvajal, Doreen. Anne Frank's Diary Gains 'Co-Author' in Copyright Move dated November 13, 2015