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Max Frisch (1911–1991)

Max Frisch was born on May 15, 1911 in Zurich, Switzerland as Max Rudolf Frisch. He was a writer, known for Voyager (1991), Biedermann und die Brandstifter (1967) and Biedermann und die Brandstifter (1958). He was married to Marianne Oellers and Gertrude Anna Constanze von Meyenburg. He died on April 4, 1991 in Zurich. See full bio »


(age 79) in Zurich, Switzerland

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Voyager Writer
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 2014 Homo Faber (Trois Femmes) (novel)
 2010 The Krolevsky Case (drama)
 2010 Biographie sans Antoinette (TV Movie) (play)
 1992 Holozän (novel "Der Mensch erscheint im Holozän")
 1991 Voyager (novel)
 1986 Preámbulo a un silencio (Short) (writings)
 1984 Blaubart (TV Movie) (novel)
 1984 Biedermann och pyromanerna (TV Movie)
 1983 Andorra (TV Movie) (writer)
 1981 Triptychon (TV Movie)
 1976 Das Unglück
  Teatro Club (TV Series) (author - 1 episode, 1976) (play - 1 episode, 1976)
- Don Juan o el amor a la geometría (1976) ... (author) / (play)
 1976 To theatro tis Defteras (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Andorra (1976)
 1976 Andorra (TV Movie) (play)
 1973 Kucevlasnik i palikuca (TV Movie) (novel)
 1970 Biografie - Ein Spiel (TV Movie) (play)
 1968 Graf Öderland (TV Movie) (play)
 1967 Kineski zid (TV Movie)
 1967 Biedermann und die Brandstifter (TV Movie) (play) / (screenplay)
 1966 Biedermann ja tuhopolttajat (TV Movie) (play "Biedermann und die Brandstifter")
 1966 The Present Stage (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Fire Raisers Part Two (1966) ... (writer: "The Fire Raisers")
- The Fire Raisers Part One (1966) ... (writer: "The Fire Raisers")
 1966 Pyromanerna (TV Movie)
 1965 Nun singen sie wieder (TV Movie) (play)
 1965 Den heliga ilskan (TV Movie)
 1965 Die chinesische Mauer (TV Movie) (play)
 1965 Andorra (TV Movie)
 1964 Die große Wut des Philipp Hotz (TV Movie) (play)
 1964 Andorra (TV Movie)
 1964 Story Parade (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1964 Festival (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Firebugs (1964) ... (play)
 1963 Festival (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Fire Raisers (1963)
 1963 Greve Öderland (TV Movie) (play "Graf Öderland")
 1963 Biedermann und die Brandstifter (TV Movie) (novel)
 1963 Dr. Philipp Hotz raser ut (TV Movie) (play: "Die große Wut des Philipp Hotz")
 1962 Hedersmann og brannstifterne (TV Movie) (based on novel)
 1961 Biedermann en de brandstichters (TV Movie) (play)
 1961 Wilhelm Tell
 1960 Die große Wut des Philipp Hotz (TV Movie) (novel)
 1959 SOS Gletscherpilot (idea)
 1958 Biedermann und die Brandstifter (TV Movie) (novel) / (screenplay)
 1958 Die chinesische Mauer (TV Movie) (play)
 1954 Zum Freispruch verurteilt (TV Movie) (novel)
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Other Works:

(January 26 to March 11, 1973) His play, "A Public Prosecutor is Sick of It All," was translated by Michael Bullock in The Arena Stage Theatre production at the Kreeger Theater in Washington D.C. Zelda Fichlander was director. See more »

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1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | See more »

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