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  • ISBN 13: 9781783193066
  • ISBN 10: 1783193069
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I Wish to Die Singing

Voices From The Armenian Genocide

By (author) Neil McPherson

<p><i>‘Who, after all, today remembers the annihilation of the Armenians?'<i> Adolf Hitler, 1939<p></p> <p>Commemorating the centenary of the deportations that began the Armenian Genocide, <i>I Wish To Die Singing – Voices from the Armenian Genocide</i> is a controversial documentary drama uncovering the forgotten secrets of a denied genocide.<p></p> <p>The Armenian Genocide of 1915-16 was perpetrated by the Ottoman Turkish Government against the Armenians, a Christian minority in a Muslim state. Up to one and a half million people died. To this day, the Turkish Government refuses to admit that the genocide ever took place.<p></p> <p>Following the journey of several characters, <i>I Wish To Die Singing</i> includes eye-witness reportage, images, music, poetry from Armenia's greatest poets, and verbatim survivors testimonies from one of the greatest historical injustices of all time.<p></p> <p><i>I Wish To Die Singing</i> received its world premiere at the Finborough Theatre, London, in April 2015.</p>

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