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Ghelderode, Michel de

Born: 1898 AD
Died: 1962 AD
Nationality: Belgian
Categories: Dramatist

1898 – He was born as Adhémar Adolphe Louis Martens in Ixelles.

1924 – Married to Jeanne-Françoise Gérard. .

         – His works often deal with the extremes of human experience, from death and degradation to religious exaltation.

1927 – Wrote plays "Christopher Columbus.

1928 – "Barabbas".

1929 – "Pantagleize".

1929 – "Chronicles of Hell".

1934 – His play La Balade du grand macabre served as inspiration for György Ligeti’s opera Le Grand Macabre.

1962 – Michel de Ghelderode died.

wrote plays "Christopher Columbus" 1927, "Barabbas" 1928, "Pantagleize" 1929, "Chronicles of Hell" 1929