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Stefan Zweig suicide letter

Document | Accession Number: 1998.15

This letter contains the text of the suicide declaration of the novelist Stefan Zweig, who took his life while in exile in Petrópolis, Brazil, in February 1942. The statement at the end of the first paragraph reads as follows:"..my spiritual homeland Europe, self-destructed." This version is likely a hand-written copy, from an unknown source. The original version of this letter is owned by the National Library of Israel.

Date
1942 February 22
Language
German
Genre/Form
Letters.
Extent
1 folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Samuel Meerbaum. To honor the well known intellectual Stefan Zweig.
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Record last modified: 2019-08-07 14:47:33
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