Johanna Spyri

Johanna Spyri
1827 - 1901
Johanna Spyri  Swiss Author
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Passed away on 7th July, 1901 aged 74.

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Swiss Author Johanna Spyri was born Johanna Louise Heusser on 12th June, 1827 in Hirzel, Switzerland and passed away on 7th Jul 1901 Zürich, Switzerland aged 74. She is most remembered for Heidi books. Her zodiac sign is Gemini.

Johanna Spyri is a member of the following lists: People from the canton of Zürich, Women novelists and Swiss novelists.


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First Name Johanna
Last Name Spyri
Maiden Name Heusser
Full Name at Birth Johanna Louise Heusser
Age 74 (age at death) years
Birthday 12th June, 1827
Birthplace Hirzel, Switzerland
Died 7th July, 1901
Place of Death Zürich, Switzerland
Build Slim
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality Swiss
Occupation Text Short story writer, Novelist
Occupation Author
Claim to Fame Heidi books
Music Genre (Text) Children's literature, Adult literature, Children's literature
Family Member Bernhard Spyri (husband), Bernard Spyri (son)

Johanna Louise Spyri (née Heusser; 12 June 1827 – 7 July 1901) was a Swiss-born author of novels, notably children's stories, and is best known for her book Heidi. Born in Hirzel, a rural area in the canton of Zurich, Switzerland, as a child she spent several summers near Chur in Graubünden, the setting she later would use in her novels.

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