Norwegian journalist and children’s writer Tor Fretheim was born on May 13, 1946, and died on December 9, 2018. Tor Fretheim made his literary debut in 1982 with Markus kjenner ikke Supermann. In 1986, Fretheim was given the Norwegian Critics Prize for Best Children’s Book for Englene stanser ved Eventyrbrua. Tor Fretheim passed away at ..
English singer, songwriter, and guitarist Peter Campbell McNeish have known professionally as Pete Shelley was born on April 17, 1955, and died on December 6, 2018. He was best known as the leader of Buzzcocks. Shelley formed Buzzcocks with Howard Devoto after the two met at the Bolton Institute of Technology (now the University of ..
French author Joseph Joffo was born on April 2, 1931, in Paris and died on December 6, 2018. He was probably best known for his memoir Un sac de billes (A Bag of Marbles), which has been translated into eighteen languages. Joseph Joffo left school at 14 with a certificate’études (a former school leaving certificate, ..
Indonesian novelist and feminist Nurhayati Srihardini Siti Nukatin was born in Semarang, Central Java, on February 29, 1936 and died on December 4, 2018. She was better known by her pen name Nh. Dini (sometimes NH Dini in English) Out of five children of Saljowidjojo and Kusaminah Dini was the youngest. Her relitives can be ..
Latvian playwright, journalist and politician Pauls Putniņš was born on November 12, 1937, and died on December 1, 2018. He graduated from the Latvian State Conservatory in 1963, after which Putniņš worked as an assistant director and director at the Dailies and Liepāja Theatres. A dramatist from 1965, Putniņš was one of the most popular ..
Prominent Russian writer of Circassian ancestry Andrei Georgiyevich Bitov was born on May 27, 1937, and died on December 3, 2018, in Moscow. Andrei Bitov’s father was an architect and his mother was a lawyer. Bitov completed his secondary education in 1954 and began writing two years later. During 1957, Andrei Bitov became a student ..
Macedonian linguist, folklorist and historian Blaže Ristovski was born in the village Garnikovo, Kavadarci, Macedonia on March 21, 1931 and died on November 28, 2018. Ristovski graduated from Faculty of Philology in Skopje. Ph.D. in Philology. Ristovski was director of the Institute of Folklore “Marko Cepenkov” in Skopje. He served as a member of the ..
leading Macedonian dramatist and scriptwriter Goran Stefanovski born on April 27, 1952, in Bitola, SR Macedonia, then Yugoslavia and died on November 27, 2018 Stefanovski was situated in Canterbury, Kent in the UK. Stefanovski made significant progress with his work before moving to the UK in the mid-nineties. Stefanovski’s 1993 play Sarajevo played at the ..
Spanish writer and playwright Miguel Romero García, better known as Miguel Romero Esteo was born in 1930, in Montoro, Córdoba and died on November 29, 2018. Esteo work was a part of the so-called Spanish post-war theatre. In his childhood, he graduates in Madrid in Journalism and Political Science, and he thinks about other college ..
Pakistani Urdu novelist, short-story writer, and teacher Altaf Fatima was in born 1929, in Lucknow, British India and died on November 29, 2018. Altaf Fatima relocated to Lahore at the Partition, where she earned an MA and BEd from the University of Punjab. Fatima book Dastak Na Do (“The One Who Did Not Ask “) ..