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Mirjam Pressler on Wikipedia
Mirjam Pressler (18 June 1940 – 16 January 2019) was a German novelist and translator. Being the author of more than 30 children's and teenage books, she also translated more than 300 works by other writers from Hebrew, English, Dutch and Afrikaans. She is also known for translating a revision of Anne Frank's diary, The Diary of a Young Girl, in 1991, thus renewing its copyright.
Born to a Jewish mother, Pressler was raised in a foster home. She studied painting at Städel…