Jean Anouilh (Anouilh Jean)( French playwright.)
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Biography Jean Anouilh (Anouilh Jean)
Born June 23, 1910 in Bordeaux, education in Paris. He studied at the Faculty of Law at the Sorbonne, completed the course and went to work in an advertising agency. He began to write short skits at age 10, . at age 16 wrote his first play, and seriously took up drama in order to improve their financial status: sold several plots of comic film producers and put a 10-minute sketch Dumb poor (Humulus le muet, . 1929; publ,
. 1945). Given the one-act submissions is the author of more than two dozen plays and about a dozen scenarios. He also owned two ballet librettos - Night ladies (Les Desmoiselles de la nuit, 1948) and Wolf (Le Loup, 1953). Anuj died in Lausanne (Switzerland), October 3, 1987
. Among his plays - Passengers without luggage (Le voyageur sans bagages, . 1937), . Bal thieves (Le Bal des voleurs, . 1938), . Euridice (Eurydice, . 1942), . Antigone (Antigone, . 1943), . Invitation to the Castle (L'Invitation au chteau, . 1947), . Bullfighters Waltz (La Valse des tordors, . 1952), . The Lark (L'Alouette, . 1953), . Becket (Becket, . 1960) and Do not Wake, . Madame (Ne Revillez pas, . Madam, . 1970),
. Wit, gaiety and unrestrained imagination combine them with bitterness and pessimism.