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Grigori Kanovich passed away at the age of 93

On January 20, Grigory Kanovich died in Tel Aviv at the age of 93. He devoted almost his entire long life to the memory of the people murdered in the fires and gas furnaces of the Holocaust. He was not only an award winning Lithuanian author of Jewish origin writing in Russian, but also a translator, playrighter, poet and screenwriter.

Most famous are probably his novels SHTETL ROMANCE and DEVILSPEL sold and translated into 7 languages.

The agency is sending its sincere condolences to the family.