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Elias Canetti

  • Birth 25 Jul 1905 Ruse, Obshtina Ruse, Rusenska, Bulgaria
  • Death 14 Aug 1994 Zurich, Bezirk Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
  • Burial Zurich, Bezirk Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
  • Plot Familiengräber, 80426
  • Memorial ID 9454952

German novelist, essayist, sociologist and playwright. He won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1981. He was born in Russe, Bulgaria. He spoke several languages, including Bulgarian, German, Spanish and English. He worked as a translator, he was the German translator of Upton Sinclair's works. From 1916 he studied in Zurich, and produced his first literary work, a verse play, "Junius Brutus". After that his novel about the human madness, "Die Blendungen" was published. He wrote also essays, about authors such as Kafka or Heinrich Böll. His main work is Crowds and Power (1960).

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 9454952
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elias Canetti (25 Jul 1905–14 Aug 1994), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9454952, citing Friedhof Fluntern, Zurich, Bezirk Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland ; Maintained by Find A Grave .