Who was Eugene Ionesco?
Eugène Ionesco, born Eugen Ionescu, (1909 – 1994) was a
French-Romanian playwright, poet, novelist and a literary critic.
He is considered as one of the foremost playwrights of the Theatre
of the Absurd. Beyond ridiculing the most banal situations,
Ionesco's plays depict the solitude of humans and the
insignificance of one's existence. Among his works, it is worth
mentioning the plays La Cantatrice chauve (The Bald
Soprano), La Leçon (The Lesson), Les
Chaises (The Chairs) and Rhinocéros