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Encyclopedia > Patrick Süskind

Patrick Süskind (born March 26, 1949) is a German writer and film script author. March 26 is the 85th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (86th in leap years). ...

He was born in Ambach, near Munich in Germany. He studied Medieval and Modern History at the University of Munich and in Aix-en-Provence from 1968-1974. In the '80s he worked as a screenwriter, for "Kir Royal" and "Monaco Franze" among others. He is the author of the internationally acclaimed bestseller Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (1985). He is also the author of a play, "The Double Bass" (1980), "The Pigeon" (1988), "Mr. Summer's Story" (1991), "Three Stories and a Reflection" (1996). Munich: Frauenkirche and Town Hall steeple Munich (German: München pronunciation) is the state capital of the German Bundesland of Bavaria. ... With approximately 48,000 students, the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (German: Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München or LMU) is one of the largest universities in Germany. ... Aix (prounounced eks), or, to distinguish it from other cities built over hot springs, Aix-en-Provence is a city in southern France, some 30 km north of Marseille. ... Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (1979) is a novel by Patrick Süskind. ...

Süskind lives reclusively in Munich, rarely granting interviews or enjoying any aspect of his fame.

His works include:

  • Perfume
  • Mr. Summer's Story
  • The Pigeon
  • Double Bass
  • Three Stories and a Reflection



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