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Alsastian-born theologian, organist, writer, humanitarian, philosopher and physician. Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1952 for his philosophy of "Reverence for Life," becoming the eighth Frenchman to be awarded that prize.


SP - "Signed" Photograph: black and white glossy image of Schweitzer seated at the organ. Because the photo offers only fair contrast and is rather dark, someone has attached a strip of white editing tape to the bottom of the image which Schweitzer signed in fountain pen ink: "With my good wishes and sentiments of devotion, Albert Schweitzer". No date, likely from Gabon, Equatorial Africa where he established a hospital.


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