Quotes by Friedrich Durrenmatt

About Friedrich Durrenmatt:

Friedrich Dürrenmatt was a Swiss author and dramatist. He was a proponent of epic theatre whose plays reflected the recent experiences of World War II. The politically active author's work included avant-garde dramas, philosophical crime novels, and macabre satire. Dürrenmatt was a member of the Gruppe Olten.

Author Bio

  • NameFriedrich Durrenmatt
  • DescriptionSwiss author and dramatist
  • BornJanuary 5, 1921
  • DiedDecember 14, 1990
  • CountrySwitzerland
  • ProfessionPlaywright; Writer; Painter
  • WorksThe Physicists; The Visit
  • AwardsAustrian State Prize For European Literature; Georg Büchner Prize; Schiller Memorial Prize;