About Jean Anouilh

Jean Anouilh
Jean Marie Lucien Pierre Anouilh was a French dramatist whose career spanned five decades. Though his work ranged from high drama to absurdist farce, Anouilh is best known for his 1943 play 'Antigone', an adaptation of Sophocles' classical drama, that was seen as an attack on Marshal Pétain's Vichy government. One of France's most prolific writers... Wikipedia
June 21, 1910, Bordeaux, France
October 3, 1987, Lausanne, Switzerland

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