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The Nobel Prize in Literature 1969
Samuel Beckett

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Samuel Beckett - Facts

Samuel Beckett

Samuel Beckett

Born: 13 April 1906, Dublin, Ireland

Died: 22 December 1989, Paris, France

Residence at the time of the award: Ireland

Prize motivation: "for his writing, which - in new forms for the novel and drama - in the destitution of modern man acquires its elevation"

Field: drama, prose

Language: English and French

Prize share: 1/1

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