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Canetti, Eliaslocked

(1905–1994)
  • James Kirkup

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Canetti, Elias (1905–1994), author, was born on 25 July 1905 at Ruse in Bulgaria, the eldest son of Jacques Canetti (d. 1913) and Mathilde Arditi. His parents were both Sephardic Jews whose first language was Ladino, a mixture of medieval Spanish, Hebrew, Turkish, and other elements. They also spoke German and ...

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(1849–)