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Survivor Profiles: Kurt Gutfreund

It is important to keep the stories alive. We survivors are all in our 80’s and 90’s. We aren’t going to be around for the next forty years…It is important for the next generation to know something about this.

Kurt Gutfreund

His Story:

Kurt Gutfreund was born in January 1938 in Vienna, Austria. Kurt and his mother were able to survive in hiding until the end of 1942, when they were arrested and deported to the Terezin concentration camp in Czechoslovakia. Kurt and his mother would survive in Terezin until their liberation 1945.

Learn More:

Coffee with a survivor facebook live session WTTW interview 'A Gold Ring'

Photo credits: John Pregulman

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