Tadeusz Rozewicz

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Birthday
9, 1921
Birthplace
Poland
Death Date
Apr 24, 2014 (92)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
9, 1921
Birthplace
Poland
Death Date
Apr 24, 2014 (92)

About

A twentieth-century Polish playwright, poet, and author, he is best known for such plays as The Card Index, The White Wedding, and Left Home. For his poetic work, he received the Griffin Poetry Prize and was nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award.

Before Fame

He served in Poland's underground Home Army before studying at Jagiellonian University in Krakow.

Trivia

He was awarded the European Prize for Literature in 2007.

Family Life

His brother Janusz was murdered by the Nazi Gestapo in 1944.

Associated With

He was a contemporary of fellow Polish poet Anna Kamienska.