Archive for December, 1989

December 22, 1989

On this day in 1989, Irish playwright Samuel Beckett died. Following his wife Suzanne’s death in July of that same year, Beckett was confined to a nursing home suffering from emphysema and Parkinson’s. He died at the age of 83. Beckett was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1969. His wife viewed the awardRead more..