Samuel Beckett

Also known as: Samuel Barclay Beckett

Samuel Beckett was an Irish-born playwright, writer and translator who moved to Paris and became a French citizen. He wrote in English and French and often translated his own works.

He is best known for his play Waiting for Godot (originally written in French under the title of En Attendant Godot and translated into English by the playwright himself).

He won The Nobel Prize in Literature in 1969.


(Objekt ID 4216)
Object type Person
Also known as Samuel Barclay Beckett
Born April 13, 1906 (dead December 22, 1989)
Functions Author, Translator, Dramatist/Playwright
Nationality Irish, French
Gender Male