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Primo Levi

Primo Michele Levi (; 31 July 1919 – 11 April 1987) was an Italian Jewish chemist and writer. He was the author of two novels and several collections of short stories, essays, and poems. His best-known works include If This Is a Man (1947), his account of the year he spent as a prisoner in the Auschwitz concentration camp in Nazi-occupied Poland; and The Periodic Table (1975) which the Royal Institution of Great Britain named the best science book ever written.

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Simon Bainbridge - Key Works
... Ora Incerta, Four Orchestral Songs from Primo Levi for mezzo-soprano, bassoon and orchestra (1994) poems by Primo Levi Four Primo Levi Settings for mezzo-soprano, clarinet, viola ...
Primo Levi - Adaptations
... Is a Man was adapted by Antony Sher into a one-man stage production Primo in 2004 ... (The Truce), starring John Turturro, recounts Levi's long journey home after his liberation from Auschwitz ...

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