Aloni, Nissim

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Born: 1926 AD
Died: 1998 AD, at 72 years of age.

Nationality: Israeli
Categories: Playwrights


1926 - Aloni was born in Tel Aviv, Israel.

 

1946 - Wrote for the weekly newspaper Ba'Machane.

 

1948 - Joined the army and fought the Arab-Israeli War.

 

1949 - After his military service, he was appointed to the editorial board of the periodical B'Ayin and became the literary editor of Ashmoret.

 

1950 - Went to the Hebrew University in Jerusalem to study History and French.

 

1953 - His first play, Cruelest of Kings was produced.

 

1961 - Habima Theater produced his play "The King's Clothes", which established him as one of the leading playwrights in Israel.

 

1963 - Wrote and produced the play The American Princess.

 

1992 - Became honorary fellow of the The Sam Spiegel Film and Television School, Jerusalem.

 

1996 - Received the Israel Prize for Theatre award.

 

1998 - Died of stroke in Tel Aviv, Israel on the 13th of June.

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