Chinese novelist and playwright (1940- )
Gao Xingjian (born January 4, 1940), is a Chinese-French writer. He was awarded the 2000 Nobel Prize in Literature.
|Born||4 January 1940 (age 73)|
Ganzhou, Jiangxi, China
|Occupation||playwright, screenwriter, novelist, translator, critic, painter, director|
France (since 1998)
|Notable awards||Nobel Prize in Literature |
He is also a stage director and a painter.
- ↑ Gao Xingjian (Chinese: 高行健; pinyin: Gāo Xíngjiàn; Wade-Giles: Kao Hsing-chien)
- ↑ NobelPrize.org, "Gao Xingjian"; retrieved 2012-9-17.
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