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Who is Gholam-Hossein Saedi?
Gholam-Hossein Saedi: Gholām-Hossein Sā'edi MD was a prolific Iranian writer. He has published over forty books, representing his talents in the fiction genres of drama, the novel, the screenplay, and the short story in addition to the non-fiction genres of cultural criticism, travel literature and ethnography. Many consider the screenplay for Gav, Dariush Mehrjui's 1969 film, to be Sa'edi's magnum opus as it ushered in the New Wave Iranian cinema. After the 1979 revolution and his subsequent exile, he maintained an important figure in the scene of Persian literature despite the Iranian diaspora of which he unwillingly became a part. Till his death in Paris, due to depression and related alcoholism, he remained one of the most prominent and prolific of Iranian writers and intellectuals internationally.
- also known as Gholām-Hossein Sā'edi, Gholamhoseyn Sa'edi, Ghulamhusayn Sa'idi, غلامحسین ساعدی, Gowhar Murad, Gohar Morad, Ghulam Saidi, Gholamhossein Sa’edi, Gholam Hossein Saedi, Gholam-Hossein Sa'edi
- born on (79 years ago) in Tabriz, child of Tayyebe Sa'edi and Ali Asghar Sa'edi
- nationality: Iran
- profession: Writer, novelist, screenwriter, playwright
- died on (29 years ago) in Paris of cirrhosis
- buried in Père Lachaise Cemetery
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