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Barsi Ödön

18 April 1904 - 05 February 1963.

Ödön Barsi-(Rodriguez)-brother of Endre Rodriguez filmdirector- finished at the Academy of Dramatic Arts, receiving a diploma as actor and director also and became a scholarship member of the Hungarian National Theatre. He exchanged his original spanish family name-Rodriguez-officially for Barsi after the second world war. At 1934 he won the first and second prizes of the Hungarian Radio's jubilee radio play competition. He became one of the most popular directors of radio plays. He wrote a lot of exciting adventure and criminal stories (mainly under pen-names: J.Bayrd, B.Darton, E.Girdo, C.Green, C.Hamilton, P.Hawker, E.A.Rodriguez, E.A.Rodry, A.Rodriguez, C.Rodriguez, Roderich, E.Thompson, C.Thompson, P. Tompson, M. Tompson, C.Wreen, C.Wrenn, G.Wilcox). He wrote biographies of Farkas Kempelen, Móricz Sándor, Niccolo Paganini and Móricz Benyovszky. It was his novel "The Spaceship (Az űrhajó)" the one of the most important early works of Hungarian science fictions. All of his novels have been newly published by "Fapadoskönyv Kiadó" in hungarian language between 2009 and 2013.

The source of this short biography is written by the son of the writer.
Dr Béla Barsi

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March 31, 2017 Edited by Clean Up Bot add VIAF and wikidata ID
November 29, 2013 Edited by dr Barsi Béla completed life work including with posthumous novels of old handwritings
August 24, 2012 Edited by dr Barsi Béla Some pen-names added
November 11, 2010 Edited by Rodriguez Endre is deleted (because he is the brother of Barsi Ödön. But they wrote some criminal romans together (Nevető halál, A nagy kalandor).
April 1, 2008 Created by an anonymous user initial import