Karsh Signature

Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

Elie Wiesel

Elie Wiesel, 1991

Romanian-born American writer, professor, political activist, and Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel was born on September 30, in 1928 (d. 2016). Karsh noted in American Legends: “In his book-lined study, I found an erudite storyteller, a Holocaust survivor who has retained a bittersweet sense of life and placed it in the service of worldwide peace and human rights.”