Juozas Grusas

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Birthday
16, 1901
Birthplace
Lithuania
Death Date
May 21, 1986 (84)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
16, 1901
Birthplace
Lithuania
Death Date
May 21, 1986 (84)

About

Writer and dramatist known for Barbora Radvilaite, one of the great Lithuanian plays of the Twentieth Century. His other dramas include Unija and Herkus Mantas.

Before Fame

He graduated from the Siauliai gymnasium in 1924 and went on to study philosophy and theology at the University of Lithuania.

Trivia

In 1976, he was chosen as an Honorary Lithuanian SSR artist. 

Family Life

He was raised near Siauliai, Lithuania. During the 1940s, he lived with his wife in the town of Joniskis. He had three children.

Associated With

He and Balys Sruoga co-founded the Lithuanian Writers' Association in 1931.