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Verea (Wechsler), Adrian

VEREA (Wechsler), ADRIAN (1876–1944), Romanian poet and playwright. A Bucharest physician, Verea published verse collections such as Iasi ("Jassy", 1917) and plays, notably Appolonius din Tyane (1932) and Delfinii din Vaikiki ("The Dolphins of Waikiki", 1933). As a sequel to *Roman-Ronetti's Manasse, Verea wrote Dupa moartea lui Manasse ("After Manasse's Death", 1915), which relates the unfortunate outcome of a mixed marriage. He was killed in an air-raid during World War II.

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