Ida Faubert

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Ida Faubert

Ida Faubert (Christian first name Gertrude Florentine Félicitée Ida) (14 February 1882, in Port-au-Prince – 1969, in Joinville-le-Pont) was a Haitian writer, daughter of the former president of Haïti, Lysius Salomon.

She lived in France from 1914 to 1969, where she married; she was involved in feminist and artistic movements. Renowned works of hers include Cœur des Îles, Histoires d'Haïti et d'ailleurs, and Œuvres.


  • 1939 : Cœur des Îles, preface by Jean Vignaud, edited by René Debresse, prix Jacques Normand 1939
  • 1959 : Histoires d'Haïti et d'ailleurs, "Sous le ciel Caraïbe" preface by Pierre Dominique
  • 2005 : Œuvres edited by Mémoire d'encrier