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Primo Levi Biography and Poems

Primo Levi Biography and Poems. This is biographical information on Primo Levi, one of the best poets of all time. This biography page also provides a link to poems written by Levi, as well as, a video biography...if available.

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Levi, Primo

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

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