Elias Canetti

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Elias Canetti

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Elias Canetti
The Nobel Prize in Literature 1981

Born: 25 July 1905, Ruse, Bulgaria

Died: 14 August 1994, Zurich, Switzerland

Residence at the time of the award: United Kingdom

Prize motivation: "for writings marked by a broad outlook, a wealth of ideas and artistic power."

Language: German

Prize share: 1/1

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