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Else Lasker-Schüler was a leading figure in the German avant-garde in the pre-war years. A poet, novelist, dramatist, illustrator and short story writer, she moved in 1933 to Switzerland before finally resettling in Jerusalam in 1940. She died in 1945.

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Lasker-Schüler, Else: [Original drawings by Else Lasker-Schüler], Leo Baeck Institute, r PT 2623 A8 H42a [Illustrations].