Samuel Beckett


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Samuel Beckett

1906 – Born in Dublin of Irish parents

1927 – B.A. Trinity College, Dublin

1928-29 – English reader at École Normale Supérieure, Paris

1930 – French reader at Trinity College, Dublin

1938 – Moved to France

1945 – Began writing in French

1989 – Died in Paris

From Nobel Lectures, Literature 1968-1980, Editor-in-Charge Tore Frängsmyr, Editor Sture Allén, World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore, 1993

Samuel Beckett died on 22 December 1989.

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