|Born||14 April 1950|
|Died||14 July 2016 (aged 66)|
|Alma mater||Eötvös Loránd University|
|Notable works||Celestial Harmonies (Harmonia Caelestis, 2000)|
|Notable awards||Kossuth Prize|
Péter Esterházy (14 April 1950 – 14 July 2016) was a Hungarian writer. He was born in Budapest. He was one of the most widely known contemporary Hungarian and Central European writers. He has been called a "leading figure of 20th century Hungarian literature" and his books are thought to be significant contributions to postwar literature.
References[change | change source]
- Kellan Cummings (August 2008). "An Interview with Péter Esterházy". Words Without Borders. Retrieved 15 July 2016.
- "Renowned Hungarian author Peter Esterhazy dies at 66". The Daily Sabah. 14 July 2016. Retrieved 16 July 2016.
- "Péter Esterházy at the PEN World Voices Festival". Hungarian Literature Online. 5 December 2008. Retrieved 15 July 2016.
Péter Esterházy, whom Salman Rushdie introduced as ”one of the most significant writers of world literature today”, was a special guest at the PEN World Voices Festival in New York between 29 April and 2 May.
- "Hungarian Writer Peter Esterhazy Dies at 66". The New York Times. 14 July 2016. Retrieved 16 July 2016.