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About Samuel Beckett
Samuel Beckett was an author, playwright, and poet. He is widely recognized as one the most influential writers of the 20th century.
In 1969, Samuel won the Nobel Prize in Literature. He was awarded an honorary doctorate degree from Ireland’s Trinity College. He was awarded France’s Medaille de la Resistance for his support of the French Resistance.
Samuel wrote dark humor and reflections on humanity. He excelled at the sport of cricket and even went and played on Dublin University’s cricket team. Samuel was influenced by Irish author James Joyce. James and Samuel met when Samuel was teaching at the French university, Ecole Normale Superieure. Samuel was married to socialite Suzanne Dechevaux-Dumesnil in 1963 after 50 years of living together.
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Famous quotes by Samuel Beckett
Birth was the death of him.Samuel Beckett
Go on failing. Go on. Only next time, try to fail better.Samuel Beckett
No, I regret nothing, all I regret is having been born, dying is such a long tiresome business I always found.Samuel Beckett
Poets are the sense, philosophers the intelligence of humanity.Samuel Beckett
Samuel Beckett's Popularity
Samuel Beckett was a famous Irish novelist, playwright and poet, who was born on April 13, 1906. As a person born on this date, Samuel Beckett is listed in our database as the 10th most popular celebrity for the day (April 13) and the 5th most popular for the year (1906).
People born on April 13 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram. Samuel Beckett is the 561st most popular Aries.
Aside from information specific to Samuel Beckett's birthday, Samuel Beckett is the 50th most famous Irish.
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