Merab Eliosishvili

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Merab Eliosishvili ( Georgian მერაბ ელიოზიშვილი; * 1934 in Tskhinvali , † January 4, 2012 in Tbilisi ) was a Georgian writer.


He was born the son of an agronomist and studied at the Faculty of Asian Studies at Tbilisi State University until 1957 . From 1958 he worked as a freelance writer and was also active as an actor, where he appeared in films of his own works in particular.


  • molodini (expectation), collection of short stories, 1961
  • didedebi da svilisvilebi (Grandmothers and Grandchildren), collection of short stories, 1964
  • sinos citeli xarebi (Sinos red oxen), collection of short stories, 1968
  • beberi mezurneebi (The Old Musicians), collection of short stories, 1968; The story Die alten Musikanten was published in 1982 in the Free World in German translation.
  • piesebi da kinoscenarebi (plays and film scenarios), 1982