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English Kazuo Ishiguro was born on November 8, 1954 in Nagasaki, Japan. The family moved to the United Kingdom when he was five years old; he returned to visit his country of birth only as an adult. In the late 1970s, Ishiguro graduated in English and Philosophy at the University of Kent, and then went…

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English Bob Dylan was born on May 24, 1941 in Duluth, Minnesota. He grew up in a Jewish middle-class family in the city of Hibbing. As a teenager he played in various bands and with time his interest in music deepened, with a particular passion for American folk music and blues. One of his idols…

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German Swetlana Alexijewitsch wurde am 31. Mai 1948 in Iwano-Frankiwsk in der Ukraine als Tochter eines weißrussischen Vaters und einer ukrainischen Mutter geboren. Nach seinem Ausscheiden aus der Armee übersiedelte der Vater mit seiner Familie nach Weißrussland, wo die Eltern dann als Lehrer wirkten. Nach dem Journalistikstudium an der Universität Minsk von 1967 bis 1972…

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Swedish Svetlana Aleksijevitj är född den 31 maj 1948 i staden Ivano-Frankivsk i Ukraina som dotter till en vitrysk far och en ukrainsk mor. Då fadern fullbordat sin militärtjänst flyttade familjen till Vitryssland, där båda föräldrarna var verksamma som lärare. Efter avslutad skolgång arbetade Aleksijevitj som lärare och journalist. Mellan 1967 och 1972 studerade hon…

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Spanish Svetlana Alexievich nació el 31 de mayo de 1948 en Ivano-Frankivsk en Ucrania, de padre bielorruso y madre ucraniana. Una vez que su padre terminó el servicio militar la familia se mudó a Bielorrusia, donde sus padres trabajaron como maestros. Tras graduarse, Alexievich trabajó como maestra y periodista. Entre 1967 y 1972 estudió periodismo…

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Russian Светлана Алексиевич родилась 31 мая 1948 г. в городе Ивано-Франковске в Украинской ССР в семье белорусского отца и украинской матери. После того, как отец окончил военную службу, семья перебралась в Белорусскую ССР, где родители работали учителями. После окончания школы Алексиевич работала учительницей и журналисткой. С 1967 по 1972 год она изучала журналистику в Минскском…

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English Svetlana Alexievich was born 31 May 1948 in the Ukrainian town of Ivano-Frankivsk, as the daughter of a Belarusian father and a Ukrainian mother. When the father had completed his military service, the family moved to Belarus, where both parents worked as teachers. After finishing school, Alexievich worked as a teacher and as a…

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French Svetlana Aleksiévitch est née le 31 mai 1948 dans la ville d’Ivano-Frankovsk en Ukraine, d’un père biélorusse et d’une mère ukrainienne. Après le service militaire du père, la famille a déménagé en Biélorussie, où les deux parents ont travaillé comme enseignants. Sa scolarité terminée, Aleksiévitch s’est consacrée à l’enseignement et au journalisme. Entre 1967…

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English Patrick Modiano was born on July 30, 1945, in Boulogne-Billancourt, a suburb of Paris. His father was a businessman and his mother an actress. After leaving school, he studied at Lycée Henri-IV in Paris. He took private lessons in geometry from Raymond Queneau, a writer who was to play a decisive role for his…

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English Biobibliographical Notes Imre Kertész was born in Budapest on 9th November 1929. He is of Jewish descent. 1944 he was deported to Auschwitz and from there to Buchenwald, where he was liberated in 1945. On his return to Hungary he worked from 1948 for a Budapest newspaper, Világosság, but was dismissed in 1951, when…

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