Teresa Parra

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Birthday
5, 1889
Birthplace
Paris, France
Death Date
Apr 23, 1936 (46)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
5, 1889
Birthplace
Paris, France
Death Date
Apr 23, 1936 (46)

About

A twentieth-century French-Venezuelan author, she is best known for her controversial debut work, Iphigenia: Diary of a young lady who wrote because she was bored. She is also famous for Souvenirs of Mama Blanca, a 1929 memoir.

Before Fame

She and her sisters attended the Sacred Heart School in Godella, Spain.

Trivia

Venezuelan publishers refused to accept her first novel; however, French publishers and audiences embraced the work.

Family Life

She was born in Paris, and she later lived in Venezuela and Spain. Her father was a Venezuelan Ambassador to Germany.

Associated With

Like Colette, Parra was a controversial French author.

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