Herbert Meier

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Herbert Meier
Born (1928-08-29) 29 August 1928 (age 86)
Solothurn, Switzerland
Nationality Swiss
Alma mater University of Basel
University of Vienna
University of Paris
University of Fribourg
Occupation Writer, translator

Herbert Meier (born 29 August 1928 in Solothurn) is a Swiss writer and translator.

Meier studied literature, history of art and philosophy at the universities of Basel, Vienna, Paris and Fribourg.

Since 1955, Meier has been a freelance writer in Zurich. He won the Conrad-Ferdinand-Meyer-Preis in 1964. The main component of his work has been translating classical and modern theatre plays from French into German (authors such as Paul Claudel and Georges Schehadé).

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