András Domahidy

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András Domahidy
Born (1920-02-23)23 February 1920
Satu Mare, Romania
Died 8 August 2012(2012-08-08)
Perth, Australia
Citizenship Hungarian-Australian
Education Ph.D
Alma mater Budapest University
Notable works Indian Summer (1969), Shadows and Women (1979)

András Domahidy (23 February 1920 – 8 August 2012)[1] is a contemporary Hungarian-Australian, novelist and retired librarian.[2] His novels are written in Hungarian.

Born in Satu Mare, Romania, András Domahidy completed a PhD in Law at Budapest University and served in the Hungarian Army towards the close of World War II. In 1950 he came to Australia, settling in Perth and obtaining a BA at the University of Western Australia. Until his retirement in 1985 he was a senior librarian at the university.

Domahidy started writing in the 1950s and his novels Vénasszonyok nyara (Indian Summer, 1969) and Árnyak és asszonyok (Shadows and Women, 1979) were published in Europe. Shadows and Women has since been published in English translation in Australia.



  • Vénasszonyok nyara [Indian Summer] (Rome, 1969; Budapest, 1987)
  • Árnyak és asszonyok (Bern, 1979; Budapest, 1985) [Shadows and Women Translated by Elizabeth Windsor (Perth: Aeolian, 1989) ISBN 1-875306-00-5]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ György, Elek (10 June 2013). "Újratemették Domahidy András írót". Friss Újság. Retrieved 15 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "Domahidy, Andras (a.k.a. Domahidy, Andrew Coloman de; de Domahidy, Andrew Coloman )". AustLit Database. Retrieved 2007-03-11.