Author of Seven Years in Tibet - level 3, A12
This article is about one man. His name is Heinrich Harrer. He was born in 1912 in Austria and he died on 7th January 2006 at the age of 94.
He was a mountaineer, traveller, photographer and writer. He wrote more than 20 books. The most successful was Seven Years in Tibet with 4 million copies sold. It was translated into 53 languages and it was the world’s bestseller. Harrer wrote this book about his life in Tiber, about his friendship with Dalai Lama and how he taught Dalai Lama English. This book was filmed in 1997 and the main role was played by Brad Pitt.
Heinrich Harrer was a famous person in Austria and he had his own TV show. In October 2002 he received an award “Light of Truth” from Dalai Lama for his international campaign for Tibet.
Written by David for News in Levels
Interesting words: award, campaign.
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