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Date of Birth 10 December 1920Chechelnik, Ukrainian SSR, USSR [now Chechelnyk, Vinnytsia Oblast, Ukraine]
Date of Death 9 December 1977Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Birth NameHaia Pinkhasovna Lispector

Mini Bio (1)

Clarice Lispector was born on December 10, 1920 in Chechelnik, Ukrainian SSR, USSR [now Chechelnyk, Vinnytsia Oblast, Ukraine] as Haia Pinkhasovna Lispector. She was a writer, known for Hour of the Star (1985), O Corpo (1991) and Estrela Nua (1984). She was married to Maury Gurgel Valente. She died on December 9, 1977 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Maury Gurgel Valente (1943 - 1959) (divorced) (2 children)

Trivia (6)

Raised in Recife, Pernambuco.
Daughter of Pinkouss and Mania Lispector (died in 1930).
Born in Ukrain, she moved to Brazil at a very early age in 1922. She lived in Maceió, Alagoas and soon moved to Recife, Pernambuco - where she was raised until 1935. The Lispector family then moved to Rio de Janeiro and settled there. She lived in many places since then like London, England, Bern, Switzerland, Naples, Italy, Washington, D.C, U.S. and Belém, Brazil.
Has two older sisters named Tânia and Elisa.
Mother of two boys named Pedro (b.1948) and Paulo (b.1953).
Sometimes would write under the pseudonyms Helen Palmer and Tereza Quadros.

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