Maurice Maeterlinck Biography

Maurice Polydore Marie Bernard Maeterlinck was a Belgian playwright, poet, and essayist who was a Fleming, but wrote in French. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1911 "in appreciation of his many-sided literary activities, and especially of his dramatic works, which are distinguished by a wealth of imagination and by a poetic fancy, which reveals, sometimes in the guise of a fairy tale, a deep inspiration, while in a mysterious way they appeal to the readers' own feelings and stimulate their imaginations". The main themes in his work are death and the meaning of life. His plays form an important part of the Symbolist movement. Source: Wikipedia

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Name:
Maurice Maeterlinck
Nationality:
Belgium
Profession:
Playwright, Poet, Essayist, Librettist, Writer
Date of Birth:
August 29, 1862
Astrological Sign:
Virgo
Date of Death:
May 6, 1949
Age at Death:
86
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