Anne Cuneo

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Anne Cuneo
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Anne Cuneo

September 6,1936
Paris, France
DiedFebruary 11, 2015(2015-02-11) (aged 78)
OccupationJournalist, Author, Director, Screenwriter

Anne Cuneo at a promotional event in 2007 for her book Zaida. Anne Cuneo f2620472.jpg
Anne Cuneo at a promotional event in 2007 for her book Zaïda.

Anne Cuneo (6 September 1936 – 11 February 2015) was a Swiss journalist, novelist, theatre and film director and screenwriter.


She was born in Paris of Italian parents, but studied in Lausanne. Her first novel came in 1967 and was called Gravé au diamant. In 1979 she received the lesser prize of the Schweizerische Schillerstiftung and by 1987 she worked for Télévision Suisse Romande. [1] [2]

Her career spanned four decades and fifteen novels, as well as dozens of plays and scripts for theatre, TV and radio. She died in 2015.

in 1995 Cuneo's novel Le trajet d’une rivière was awarded the prestigious Prix des Libraires, which celebrates the best novel published in the Francophone world each year.




Related Research Articles


  1. Swiss films Archived 7 August 2007 at the Wayback Machine
  2. "L'écrivaine vaudoise Anne Cuneo s'est éteinte à l'âge de 78 ans" (in French). 12 February 2015.