This Day in Jewish History 1941: A Cabaret Comic Who Mocked the Nazis Dies in Dachau

Fritz Gruenbaum, trying to cheer up his fellow inmates in the concentration camp: ‘Absolute deprivation and systematic starvation are the best defenses against diabetes’

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On January 14, 1941, the cabaret performer and art collector Fritz Gruenbaum died at the Dachau concentration camp.