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Michael Gruenbaum

Photograph © Dennis Darling

About The Author

Michael Gruenbaum (1930–2023) was born in Prague, Czechoslovakia. In 1942, he was sent to the concentration camp Theresienstadt, or Terezin, with his mother and sister, and remained there until the end of the war. He emigrated to the United States in 1950, graduated from MIT and Yale, served two years in the Army, and worked for the Boston Redevelopment Authority and Mass. Dept. of Public Works, before cofounding a consulting firm. He was married for fifty years to Thelma Gruenbaum, coauthor with Michael of Nesarim: Child Survivors of Terezin. He had three sons and four grandchildren. Find out more at 

Books by Michael Gruenbaum