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Elias Canetti

Elias Canetti (July 25, 1905 - 1994) was a Bulgarian-born German novelist.

Born in Rustschuk (now Ruse[?]), a port on the Danube River in Bulgaria, he was fluent in Ladino, Bulgarian, and English as well as German, and kept a home in London. He died in Zurich. In 1981 Canetti was awarded the Nobel Prize in literature.

He was a lover of Iris Murdoch.



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