Friedrich Dürrenmatt

(1921-1990 / Konolfingen)

Biography of Friedrich Dürrenmatt

Friedrich Dürrenmatt poet

Friedrich Dürrenmatt (5 January 1921 – 14 December 1990) 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, philosophically deep crime novels, and often macabre satire. Dürrenmatt was a member of the Gruppe Olten.

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