Marran Gosov (Tzvetan Marangosoff)

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Sofia, Bulgaria
Marran Gosov was born 1933 as Tzvetan Marangosoff in Sofia to a German mother and a Bulgarian father. As a young man, he had studied to become a painter, but then, while in jail after a clash with socialist authorities, he wrote his first novel "The Indifferent". Partly because of the aforementioned political troubles, he emigrated to West Germany in April 1960. Shortly after settling down in Munich, he started writing radio plays and soon wrote and directed the first of 27 short films which he would make between 1964 and 1978, many of which he also photographed and edited. Read more...