Hafid Bouazza Wiki – Hafid Bouazza Biography
Hafid Bouazza was a Moroccan-Dutch writer. He was born in Oujda, Morocco, Bouazza came to the Netherlands in October 1977 as a seven-year-old boy. He lived with his parents in the village Arkel, near Gorinchem, until he went to study the Arabic language and literature at the University of Amsterdam. He received the E. du Perron prize for his 1996 debut De voeten van Abdullah (The feet of Abdullah). His later works include Momo and Solomon, in 2001 Een beer in bontjas (“A bear in a fur coat”); the play adaptions Apollien, De slachting in Parijs (“The massacre in Paris”) and Othello; and Het monster met de twee ruggen : een kameropera (“The beast with two backs: a libretto”).
He gave the 2002 Mosse Lecture, titled Homoseksualiteit en Islam (Homosexuality and Islam). His 2004 novel Paravion won the 2004 Golden Book-Owl prize. His novel Spotvogel appeared in 2009, after years of silence. He was an atheist and is known for his criticism of Islam. His sister Hassnae is a noted journalist. In 2014, the Dutch freethinkers association De Vrije Gedachte honored him with the title of “Freethinker of the Year”.
Hafid Bouazza Age
He was born on March 8, 1970, in Oujda, Morocco, and died on April 29, 2021. At the time of his death, he was 51 years old.
Hafid Bouazza Family
He has not shared as much information about his family. However, he lived with his parents in the village Arkel, near Gorinchem until he joined University when he migrated. His sister is Hassnae Bouazza a Moroccan-Dutch journalist, writer, columnist, translator, and television programme maker.
Hafid Bouazza Death
Hafid Bouazza passed on in hospital on Thursday, April 29, 2021. He was 51 years old. He had been struggling with poor health and drug addictions.
Hafid Bouazza Cause of Death
He died in hospital on April 29, 2021. He had been struggling with poor health and drug addictions.