Gary, Romain

(1914-80)
   French novelist. Born in Vilna, he moved to Poland when he was seven, and in 1926 settled in Nice. He served in the French diplomatic service and was consul-general in Los Angeles from 1956 to 1960. His A European Education includes elements of Jewish interest. In The Dance of Genghis Cohn, he tells the story of a Jewish comedian shot by the Nazis who haunts his executioner. Jewish characters frequently appear in his novels.

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  • Gary, Romain — (Romain Kacewgari / May 8, 1914, Wilno, Poland (now Vilnius, Lithuania) December 2, 1980, Paris, France)    The son of Polish Jews, he settled in France with his mother at age fourteen. Having graduated with a bachelor s degree in law, he… …   Encyclopedia of French film directors

  • Gary, Romain — ▪ French author original name  Romain Kacew , pseudonyms  Émile Ajar ,  Shatan Bogat ,  Lucien Brûlard ,  René Deville , and  Fosco Sinibaldi  born May 8, 1914, Vilnius, Lith., Russian Empire died Dec. 2, 1980, Paris, France       Lithuanian born …   Universalium

  • Gary, Romain — ► (1914 80) Seudónimo de Romain Kacew, escritor francés. Escribió novelas, teatro y ensayo. Autor de la trilogía La comedia americana (1966 70) …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Gary, Romain — pseud. di Kacew, Romain …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • Romain Kacew — Romain Gary Pour les articles homonymes, voir Gary. Romain Gary Statue de Romain Gary à Vilnius Nom de naissance Roman Kacew Autres noms Émile Ajar …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Romain Gary — (Roman Kacew), escritor y diplomático judío ruso, nacionalizado francés, (1914 1980). Contenido 1 …   Wikipedia Español

  • GARY (R.) — GARY ROMAIN (1914 1980) Né en Russie, moitié tartare et moitié juif, Romain Gary a commencé à s’illustrer, durant la Seconde Guerre mondiale, comme aviateur français au sein de l’escadrille Lorraine. Son courage et sa puissance physique lui… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Romain Gary — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Gary. Romain Gary Nom de naissance Roman Kacew Autres noms Émile Ajar, Shatan Bogat, Fosco Sinibaldi Activités diplomate, écrivain, cinéaste …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Gary — ► C. del N de E.U.A., al NO del estado de Indiana; 116 650 h. Gary, Romain * * * (as used in expressions) Becker, Gary S(tanley) Cooper, Gary Gary, Elbert H(enry) Player, Gary (Jim) Snyder, Gary (Sherman) Wozniak, Stephen G(ary) …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Romain Gary — (Geburtsname Roman Kacew [1]; * 8. Mai 1914 in Vilnius, Litauen (Geburts Nationalität russisch); † 2. Dezember 1980 in Paris, Frankreich) war ein französisch jüdischer Pilot, Schriftsteller, Regisseur, Übersetzer und Diplomat. Er schrieb ganz… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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