Arnold Wesker

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Sir Arnold Wesker
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Wesker at the Durham Book Festival in 2008
Born(1932-05-24)24 May 1932
Died12 April 2016(2016-04-12) (aged 83)

Sir Arnold Wesker FRSL (24 May 1932 – 12 April 2016) was a British dramatist. He was known for his works in drama. He was the author of 50 plays, four volumes of short stories, two volumes of essays, a book on journalism, a children's book, extensive journalism, poetry and other assorted writings.

His plays have been translated into up to 20 different languages and performed worldwide.

Wesker died of complications from Parkinson's disease on 12 April 2016 in Brighton, England, aged 83.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Pascal, Julia (13 April 2016). "Sir Arnold Wesker obituary". The Guardian. Retrieved 13 April 2016.