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 Sándor Márai

Sándor Márai

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Death 21 Feb 1989 (aged 88)
Burial Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea
Memorial ID 11875222 · View Source
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Hungarian Writer. He was born as Sándor Grosschmid in Kassa at the time part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, now named Košice in Slovakia and died in San Diego (California). He began his career as publisher and literary critic. He was forced to exile for his antifascists critics and he moved to France. After the Second World War, when the communist regime arrived to the power in Hungary, he lived in Italy and later in United States, where become citizen in 1952. Among his books A gyertyák csonkig égnek (Embers), Vendégjáték Bolzanóban (The Bolzano Lover), Föld, föld…! (Memoir of Hungary) and Eszter Hagyatéka (Eszter's Legacy), Confessions of a Bourgeois: A Memoir and Az Igazi y Judith. After the death of his son, he suffered from depressions and commited suicide shortly before his 89 birthday.

Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
  • Added: 3 Oct 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11875222
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sándor Márai (11 Apr 1900–21 Feb 1989), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11875222, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea.