Artist Primo Levi

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Primo Levi was an Italian chemist and writer born in 1919 and died in 1987.

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Born into a middle-class Jewish family in Turin, Primo Levi studied chemistry in his home town. In 1941, he worked in a factory in Milan.

Two years later, he was taken prisoner in the Aosta Valley. He was sent to the Auschwitz camp in February 1944.

He describes his internment in If this is a Man and his return to Italy in The Truce.

After the war, he resumed working in a factory. At the same time, he decided to bear witness to the horror of the camps for the younger generation.

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