Moacyr Scliar

1937 - 2011

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Moacyr Jaime Scliar (March 23, 1937 – February 27, 2011) was a Brazilian writer and physician. Most of his writing centers on issues of Jewish identity in the Diaspora and particularly on being Jewish in Brazil. Scliar is best known outside Brazil for his 1981 novel Max and the Cats (Max e os Felinos), the story of a young German man who flees Berlin after he comes to the attention of the Nazis for having had an affair with a married woman. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Moacyr Scliar has received more than 51,535 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Moacyr Scliar is the 4,218th most popular writer, the 473rd most popular biography from Brazil and the 27th most popular Brazilian Writer.

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Among writers, Moacyr Scliar ranks 4,218 out of 5,794Before him are Philippe Djian, Aleksey Koltsov, José Eustasio Rivera, Chris Van Allsburg, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, and Louis Hémon. After him are Pierre Michon, Bei Dao, Richard Bentley, Cristina Peri Rossi, Kito Lorenc, and Paul van Ostaijen.

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Among people born in 1937, Moacyr Scliar ranks 309Before him are Pino Puglisi, Antonio Betancort, Jan Kaplický, Delia Derbyshire, Kader Khan, and Yvonne Craig. After him are Ezio Pascutti, Galimzyan Khusainov, Manga, Nélida Piñon, Jacques Barrot, and Amparo Baró. Among people deceased in 2011, Moacyr Scliar ranks 254Before him are Abderrahmane Mahjoub, Zhanna Prokhorenko, Bhimsen Joshi, Edmundo Ros, Bhupen Hazarika, and Marco Simoncelli. After him are Francesco Quinn, Klaus-Dieter Sieloff, Ferenc Szojka, Juan Tuñas, Adrián Escudero, and Hubert Sumlin.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Moacyr Scliar ranks 473 out of 1,947Before him are Eliane Giardini (1952), José dos Santos Lopes (1910), Victor Meirelles (1832), Luiz Gervazoni (1907), Maurinho (1933), and Glória Pires (1963). After him are Rafinha (1993), Nelinho (1950), Maneca (1926), Willian (1988), Jorginho Putinatti (1959), and Manga (1937).

Among WRITERS In Brazil

Among writers born in Brazil, Moacyr Scliar ranks 27Before him are Manuel Bandeira (1886), Gregório de Matos (1636), João Cabral de Melo Neto (1920), Rachel de Queiroz (1910), Lygia Fagundes Telles (1923), and Bertha Lutz (1894). After him are Nélida Piñon (1937), Erico Verissimo (1905), João Ubaldo Ribeiro (1941), Manuel Antônio de Almeida (1831), Joaquim Manuel de Macedo (1820), and João W. Nery (1950).