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Lucian Boz Lucian Boz i(A36228 works by) (a.k.a. Lucien Boz)
Born: Established: 1908 Hirlau,
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Romania,
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Eastern Europe, Europe,
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Gender: Male
Arrived in Australia: 1951
Heritage: Romanian
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BiographyHistory

Lucian Boz gained a law degree from the University of Bucharest and had completed one year towards a doctorate in economics from the Sorbonne before the outbreak of WW II. He worked as a professional journalist between 1930 and 1937 for Facla, Adevarul and Dimineata. From 1938 he lived in Paris, where he contributed to Le Petit Parisien and Dimanche Illustré. He was arrested, together with his wife, for participating in the French Resistance, and imprisoned until 1944. He returned to Bucharest, where he established a French language daily, L'Information Internationale and contributed to Romanian newspapers Timpul, Victoria, Tribuna Poporului, Aurora, Fapta and Democratia and to the news agency ARIP (Agentia Romana de Inforatii pentru Presa). In 1946, he returned to Paris as a correspondent for Adevarul and Finante Si Industrie and as a contributer to Le Monde.

After the change of regime in Romania in 1947, he decided to migrate to Australia. He first worked as an electric welder and a storeman and then as a Press Officer at the French Embassy until 1958. Shortly after he established a Public Relations Bureau which he was still running at age 79. His literary activity in Australia began with a long essay on Eugene Ionesco and several articles in The Sydney Morning Herald and The Australian. His work was read over Radio Bucharest from 1930 to 1937 and he was interviewed on Radio Paris in 1946.

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Notes

  • Boz has also published critical studies on Romanian authors.
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