Margrit Rosenberg Stenge

Margrit Rosenberg Stenge was born in Cologne, Germany, on December 27, 1928. In early 1943, she and her family reached safety in Alingsas, Sweden. Margrit moved back to Oslo in 1945, married in 1949 and immigrated to Canada, settling Montreal in 1951. Margrit worked in administration for forty years, after which she translated six books from Norwegian to English, including Counterfeiter: How a Norwegian Jew Survived the Holocaust by Moritz Nachstern (2008). Margrit and her husband, Stefan, live in Montreal.

Books by Margrit Rosenberg Stenge

"News travels fast in the countryside, and when I started school many of the villagers knew that we were Jewish, although they really did not know what that meant."