Eugene O'Neill


Eugene Gladstone O'Neill

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Eugene Gladstone O'Neill
The Nobel Prize in Literature 1936

Born: 16 October 1888, New York, NY, USA

Died: 27 November 1953, Boston, MA, USA

Residence at the time of the award: USA

Prize motivation: "for the power, honesty and deep-felt emotions of his dramatic works, which embody an original concept of tragedy."

Language: English

Eugene O'Neill received his Nobel Prize one year later, in 1937.

Prize share: 1/1

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