lucille eichengreen in 2012, signing one of her books
(1925-02-01)february 1, 1925
february 7, 2020(2020-02-07) (aged 95)
oakland, california, u.s.
university of giessen
lucille eichengreen (néececilie landau; february 1, 1925 – february 7, 2020) was a survivor of the Łódź (litzmannstadt) ghetto and the nazi germanconcentration camps of auschwitz, neuengamme and bergen-belsen. she moved to the united states in 1946, married, had two sons and worked as an insurance agent. in 1994, she published from ashes to life: my memories of the holocaust. she frequently lectured on the holocaust at libraries, schools and universities in the u.s. and germany. she took part in a documentary from the university of giessen on life in the ghetto, for which she was awarded an honorary doctorate.