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Friedrich Dürrenmatt; Switzerland. Writer; Konolfingen close to Berne 5.1.1921 –
Zurich 14.12.1990.

Friedrich Dürrenmatt during a reading in the Orangerie in Darmstadt,...
Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921 - 1990)
14th December 2020 - 30th Anniversary of his Death
5th January 2021 - 100th Birthday Anniversary

Friedrich Dürrenmatt, 1921 – 1990, Swiss author and dramatist.
He was a proponent of epic theatre whose plays reflected the recent experiences of World War II. The politically active author's work included avant-garde dramas, philosophical crime novels, and macabre satire. Dürrenmatt was a member of the Gruppe Olten (club of left-wing Swiss writers who's goal it was, to "build a democratic-socialist society").
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