Mario Wirz Biography

Mario Wirz ( 3. December 1956 in Marburg .30th May 2013 in Berlin ) was a German writer

Mario Wirz spent his childhood in the Frankenberg in Hesse . After completing his Abitur, he completed an apprenticeship as an actor in Berlin. There followed engagements at various theaters as an actor and director, a. At the Vagantenb├╝hne in Berlin and the Stadttheater in Kiel .
His breakthrough as a writer was Mario Wirz in 1992 with the narrative volume. It is late, I can not breathe , who, as well as some of his later works, addressed his HIV infection. The world wrote: "Mario Wirz is also one of the most talented writers of German language with this volume."
From 1988 until his death, he lived and worked as a writer in Berlin. His prose and poetry appear in Aufbau-Verlag . Translations of Wirz's works have been published in France , USA , Greece , Ukraine , Italy and Hungary .
On May 30, 2013, Wirz died of a cancer in Berlin. In 2014 the short film " Mario Wirz " by Rosa von Praunheim , which was shot six weeks before the author's death on 16 April 2013, was released. During a walk both reflect on life and dying.

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