Alojz Rebula

Slovenian writer

Alojz Rebula (June 21, 1924 – October 23, 2018) was a Slovene writer, playwright, essayist, and translator. He lived and worked in Villa Opicina in the Province of Trieste, Italy.[1] He was a member of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts.[2]

Alojz Rebula
Alojz Rebula in 2007
Alojz Rebula in 2007
Born(1924-06-21)June 21, 1924
San Pelagio, Italy
DiedOctober 23, 2018(2018-10-23) (aged 94)
Topolščica, Slovenia
OccupationWriter, Playwright, Essayist
NationalityItalian
Notable worksThe Roman Empress' Vineyard,
Nocturne for Primorska,
Matins for Slovenia,
Maranathà or the Year 999,
The Snake Flower,
Tomorrow across the Jordan,
In the Wind of Sybil
The Shadow Dance
Jacques Maritain: The Bearer of Sense
Notable awardsPrešeren Award
1995 for his literary work
Acerbi Prize
1997 Nel vento della Sibilla
Kresnik Award
2005 A Nocturne for Primorska
SpouseZora Tavčar (writer)
ChildrenAlenka Rebula Tuta (poet)

In 1975, Pahor and Rebula published a book interview entitled Edvard Kocbek: Pričevalec našega časa (Edvard Kocbek: Witness of Our Time), in which Rebula condemned the summary killings of 12,000 members of Slovene anti-communist militia in May and June 1945.

Rebula died on October 23, 2018 from a heart attack at the age of 94.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Alojz Rebula". Literature in Context. Archived from the original on 2006-12-16. Retrieved 2008-04-06.
  2. 2.0 2.1 U., V. "FOTO:Umrl je Alojz Rebula". Retrieved 24 October 2018.