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Composer of 'Iron and Coal,' to premiere at Strathmore

Jeremy Schonfeld, lyricist/composer of 'Iron and Coal,' to premiere at Strathmore Jeremy Schonfeld, lyricist/composer of 'Iron and Coal,' to premiere at Strathmore. COURTESY PHOTO  Even those individuals who were alive after the Holocaust had to come to terms with the loss of loved ones and community, lingering feelings of depression and anxiety, and survivors' guilt.

Gustav Schonfeld was one of those individuals. Later a physician and professor in the United States, he was only 10 when imprisoned at Auschwitz, the most-notorious Nazi concentration camp. He spent a year there before liberation, but by then had also survived another camp and the Warsaw Ghetto.

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