Gabrielle Wiehe

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Gabrielle Wiehe
Born (1980-07-14) July 14, 1980 (age 39)
OccupationIllustrator and graphic designer

Gabrielle Wiehe (Born : July 14, 1980 in Moka, Mauritius) is a Mauritian illustrator and graphic designer.[1]


Gabrielle Wiehe was born in Moka , Mauritius on July 14, 1980. Her father Jacques, was an architect from the Wiehe family, whose origins could be traced to Denmark. A notable figure in her family at the time she was growing up was Christian William Wiehe, the architect of Château de Labourdonnais. She has a brother, Johann Wiehe, also an architect, who co-authored her biography in 2010. In addition to her famous family member, the first cousin of her father, Ernest Wiehe, was also a famous Mauritian saxophonist.[1]

After graduating from Lycée Labourdonnais in Mauritius, Gabrielle Wiehe moved to Metropolitan France in 1998 . She started studying graphic design in Paris that same year. Graduate of the school intuit lab in 2002 , she published the following year a book at Mango Jeunesse in which she illustrates The Puss in Boots and The Fairies, two tales by Charles Perrault. She had previously published a first book titled Bestioles, which only appeared in 2005 at L'atelier du poisson soluble.[2][3]


  1. ^ a b Wiehe, Johann; Sinclair, Stéphane (2010). Christian W. Wiehe (île Maurice, 1807-1878): Sucre & Raffinement (in French). Patrimoine en Partage. ISBN 9789990331493.
  2. ^ "La Réunion des Livres". Retrieved 2017-11-19.
  3. ^ "Gabrielle Wiehe - Mauritian iIllustrator and graphic designer". Éditions VIZAVI. Retrieved 2017-11-19.