Peter Brook

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Peter Brook

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Brook in November 2009
Born(1925-03-21)21 March 1925
Died2 July 2022(2022-07-02) (aged 97)
Paris, France
OccupationDirector
Spouse(s)
Natasha Parry
(m. 1951; died 2015)
ChildrenIrina Brook
Simon Brook
Relatives

Peter Stephen Paul Brook, CH, CBE (21 March 1925 – 2 July 2022) is an English theatre and movie director. He has been based in France since the early 1970s. He has won multiple Tony and Emmy Awards, a Laurence Olivier Award, the Praemium Imperiale, and the Prix Italia. He has been called "our greatest living theatre director".[1]

Brook died on 2 July 2022 in Paris, France at the age of 97.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Taylor, Paul (5 September 2008). "Peter Brook: The director who wrote the book". The Independent. Archived from the original on 16 December 2018. Retrieved 20 July 2015.
  2. Peter Brook, influential theatre visionary, dies aged 97

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