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Tripp, Kathleen [née Kathe Loewenthal; other married name Kathe Dampf; pseud. Karen Gershon]locked

(1923–1993)
  • Ruth Rothenberg

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Tripp, Kathleen [née Kathe Loewenthal; other married name Kathe Dampf; pseud. Karen Gershon] (1923–1993), poet and writer, was born on 29 August 1923 in Bielefeld, northern Germany, the younger child of Paul Loewenthal, a Jewish architect, and his wife.

Following Hitler's accession to power in 1933 and Nazi persecution of Jews, ...

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