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A Tapestry of Survival: Leslie Mezei Book Launch

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Aga Khan Museum

77 Wynford Drive

Toronto, ON M3C 1K1

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The Azrieli Foundation’s Holocaust Survivor Memoirs Program is pleased to announce the launch of Leslie Mezei’s memoir, A Tapestry of Survival, a story of survival in Hungary.


In commemoration of the 75th anniversary of Germany’s invasion of Hungary and in honour of this memoir, please join Leslie and Holocaust scholar Borbála Klacsmann for a memorable evening of discussion about survival and forgiveness.

Aga Khan Museum (77 Wynford Drive)
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 – 7:30 pm

  • Guests will receive a complimentary copy of the memoir. Dessert reception and book signing to follow the launch.

  • Admission and underground parking are free.

Please RSVP by March 19th at eventbrite or 416-322-5928


About the Author

Leslie Mezei was born on July 9, 1931, in Gödöllő, Hungary. In 1948 Leslie arrived in Canada, where he completed high school and then graduated with a bachelor’s in mathematics and physics from McGill University and a master’s in meteorology from the University of Toronto. After working as a systems analyst and manager from 1955–1965, Leslie became a professor of computer science at the University of Toronto. An early pioneer in the field of computer art, Leslie’s articles were regularly published in Computers and Automation and Artscanada. He also developed two new graphic programming languages and produced innovative computer art, which was exhibited internationally. Leslie married Annie Wasserman in 1953 and raised two children with her before she passed away in 1977. Leslie now lives with his wife, Kathy, in Toronto, where he is involved in an interfaith and interspiritual movement, the mission of which is to promote a message of unity in diversity, and he published the Interfaith Unity News for a number of years.

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