German Tragedies

The Holocaust Living History Workshop presents:

German Tragedies: Robert Nichols Remembers

Gustav Landauer and Hedwig Lachmann

Gustav Landauer and Hedwig Lachmann

Robert Nicols, M.D., MPH, is the grandson of the German-Jewish anarchist leader Gustav Landauer who was murdered by Bavarian counter-revolutionaries in 1919 and of the poet and translator Hedwig Lachmann who died of influenza towards the end of the Great War.  In 1939 he and his family fled Nazi Germany.  At this special event, Nichols talks about the difficulties starting a new life on another continent and shares stories and pictures of his famous family.

When: Wednesday, February 15, 2012, 5-7 pm

Where: UCSD Geisel Library, Seuss Room

Who: Free and Open to the Public – Refreshments Provided!

For more information contact the Program Coordinator Susanne Hillman at or 858-534-7661.

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