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Maeterlinck, Maurice Polydore, Count (also Mauritius Polydorus Maria Bernardus Maeterlinck)

Born: 1862 AD
Died: 1949 AD, at 87 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Essayists, Playwrights, Poets


Belgian dramatist, essayist, and poet


wrote plays "The Princess Maleine" 1889, "The Intruder" 1890, "Pelleas and Melisande" 1892, "Joyzelle" 1903, "Mary Magdalene" 1910, libretto "Pelleas et Melisande" 1902


Nobel Prize in Literature 1911


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