Maria Kuncewiczowa

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Maria Kuncewiczowa
Born30 October 1895
Samara, Russian Empire
Died15 July 1989(1989-07-15) (aged 93)
Lublin, Poland
Period1926 - 1989

Maria Kuncewiczowa (Samara, Russian Empire, 30 October 1895 - 15 July 1989, Lublin, Poland) was a Polish writer and novelist.[1]

Kuncewiczowa studied music and literature in Kraków, Warsaw and Paris. She had published under pseudonyms for the magazine Le Lierre. In 1938 she was awarded the Gold Laurel (Złoty Wawrzyn) of the Polish Academy of Literature. After 1939 she lived in France, England and the United States. She spent her last years in Kazimierz nad Wisłą. In 1989 the University of Maria Curie-Sklodowska made her its own member honoris causa.

Selected works[edit]


  1. ^ Dorota Blednicka, Maria Kuncewiczowa – kalendarium życia i twórczości. Ostatni Dzwonek Klasyka literatury. (in Polish)