Patrizia Guarnieri

Intellectuals Displaced from Fascist Italy.

Migrants, Exiles and Refugees Fleeing for Political and Racial Reasons

©2019-Author(s) Published by Firenze University Press
e-ISBN: 978-88-6453-872-3 | DOI: 10.36253/978-88-6453-872-3

Intellectuals Displaced from Fascist Italy

Lida Lerner (1913-1998)

Odessa (Russia) 10 January 1913 - Sayville, New York 3 October 1998

Lives on the move

Emigrant family members

  • Philip Ernst (1910-1980), husband: he emigrated from Galicia to the USA in 1928 and in 1935 to Italy to study medicine; he returned with his wife to the USA in 1940, where he practised his profession. He never returned to Italy permanently.


1913Odessa (Russia)

Birth and Education

  • Student

University Studies in Italy

  • Università di Siena, Facoltà di Medicina e chirurgia 1934-36; Università di Torino, 1937; Università di Siena, 1938-39
  • Student
1940Brooklyn, New York City

Emigration to New York


Trip to Israel

1950Mays Landing, NJ

Move to Mays Landing


Trip to Israel

1998Sayville, NY