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José Saramago (1922–2010)


José Saramago was born on November 16, 1922 in Azinhaga, Golega, Portugal as José de Sousa Saramago. He was a writer and actor, known for Blindness (2008), Enemy (2013) and O Evangelho Segundo Jesus Cristo. He was married to Pilar del Río and Ilda Reis. He died on June 18, 2010 in Lanzarote, Las Palmas, Canary Islands, Spain. See full bio »

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Blindness Writer
(2008)
Enemy Writer
(2013)
Embargo Writer
(2010)

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 2018 Clarabóia (TV Movie) (novel)
 2016 Pastor de Sonhos (Documentary short) (inspired by the writings of)
 2013 Mata Nacional do Bussaco: Património Vivo, Natureza Mágica (Documentary short) (commentary by)
 2013 Enemy (novel "The Double")
 2010 Embargo (novel)
 2008 Blindness (novel "Ensaio Sobre a Cegueira")
 2007 A Flor máis grande do mundo (Short) (based on a short story by)
 2002 La balsa de piedra (novel)
 1999 Por Longos Dias (Short documentary) (foreword: Book "Terra" by Sebastião Salgado)
 1984 Palavras Ditas (TV Series) (poem Fala da Velha do Restelo ao Astronauta - 1 episode)
- Esta É a Ditosa Pátria, Minha Amada - Poesia Portuguesa IX (1984) ... (poem Fala da Velha do Restelo ao Astronauta)
 1981 Que Farei Com Este Livro? (TV Movie) (play)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

"Manual de Pintura e Caligrafia" (novel, 1977) See more »

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3 Interviews | 7 Articles | See more »
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Personal Quote:

[About his name change to Saramago in a 2007 interview] My father wasn't very happy, but if that was his son's official name, well, then he had to take it. See more »

Trivia:

Son of José de Sousa and wife Maria da Piedade. Brother of Francisco de Sousa. See more »

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Scorpio

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