Slawomir Mrozek

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Birthday
29, 1930
Birthplace
Poland
Death Date
Aug 15, 2013 (83)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
29, 1930
Birthplace
Poland
Death Date
Aug 15, 2013 (83)

About

Polish dramatist who was a pioneer of absurdist fiction, he wrote the popular plays Tango, Emigranci, and The Elephant.

Before Fame

He graduated high school in 1949 and worked as a political hack-writer in the Polish magazine Przekrój.

Trivia

He wrote a full-page article commending the death sentence of three Catholic priests from Krakow, whom he compared to Ku-Klux-Klan members.

Family Life

He and his wife defected to Italy in 1963.

Associated With

He and Per Olov Enquist both won the Austrian State Prize for European Literature.

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