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Ariano Suassuna
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Born (1927-06-16)June 16, 1927
Died July 23, 2014(2014-07-23) (aged 87)
Nationality Brazilian Flag of Brazil.svg
Occupation Writer

Ariano Suassuna (Portuguese pronunciation: [aɾiˈɐ̃nu suɐˈsũnɐ]; June 16, 1927 – July 23, 2014) was a Brazilian playwright and author. He is in the "Movimento Armorial". He founded the Student Theater at Federal University of Pernambuco.

He is the author of, among other works, the "Auto da Compadecida" and "A Pedra do Reino".

Suassuna died from cardiac arrest in Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil, aged 87.


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