Gao Xingjian

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Gao Xingjian
Born 4 January 1940 (age 73)
Ganzhou, Jiangxi, China
Occupation playwright, screenwriter, novelist, painter, director
Nationality China
France (since 1998)
Period from 1982
Notable award(s) Nobel Prize in Literature
2000
This person was awarded a Nobel Prize

Gao Xingjian[1] (born January 4, 1940), is a Chinese writer. He was awarded the 2000 Nobel Prize in Literature.[2]

He is also a stage director and a painter.

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  1. Gao Xingjian (Chinese: 高行健; pinyin: Gāo Xíngjiàn; Wade-Giles: Kao Hsing-chien)
  2. NobelPrize.org, "Gao Xingjian"; retrieved 2012-9-17.

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