French writer of Belgian originwd:Q297759
country of citizenship: France
native language: French
language of expression: French
occupation: poet, writer, screenwriter, poet lawyer
award received: Prix Goncourt, Prince Pierre Award, Fénéon Prize, Grand prix de littérature de l'Académie française, Grand prix de littérature de la SGDL, Inter Book Prize, prix Alice-Louis Barthou
Béatrix Beck (14 July 1914 – 30 November 2008) was a French writer of Belgian origin.
She was born at Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland, the daughter of the poet Christian Beck. After several jobs, she became the secretary of André Gide who encouraged her to write about her experiences: her mother's suicide, the war, her poverty, etc. Beck died in Saint-Clair-sur-Epte in 2008.
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