Elias Canetti, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Elias Canetti

Bulgarian-born Swiss and British jewish modernist novelist, playwright, memoirist, and non-fiction writer

Date of Birth: 25-Jul-1905

Place of Birth: Ruse, Ruse Province, Bulgaria

Date of Death: 14-Aug-1994

Profession: writer, playwright, author, chemist, aphorist, essayist

Nationality: United Kingdom, Bulgaria

Zodiac Sign: Leo

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About Elias Canetti

  • Elias Canetti (; Bulgarian: ????? ??????; 25 July 1905 – 14 August 1994) was a German-language author, born in Ruse, Bulgaria to a merchant family.
  • They moved to Manchester, England, but his father died in 1912, and his mother took her three sons back to the continent.
  • They settled in Vienna. Canetti moved to England in 1938 after the Anschluss to escape Nazi persecution.
  • He became a British citizen in 1952.
  • He is known as a modernist novelist, playwright, memoirist, and non-fiction writer.
  • He won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1981, "for writings marked by a broad outlook, a wealth of ideas and artistic power".
  • He is noted for his non-fiction book Crowds and Power, among other works.

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