Nin with the writer George Leite in Berkeley, California, 1946
Angela Anaïs Juana Antolina Rosa Edelmira Nin y Culmell
21 February 1903
|Died||14 January 1977 (aged 73)|
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Anaïs Nin (February 1903 – January 14, 1977) was a French-American novelist whose books were published into movies, including Henry & June (1990) and Delta of Venus (1994). She was born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Paris. Her parents were from Cuba. Her father Joaquín Nin was a well-known composer. Her mother Rosa Culmell was a classical singer. She spent her early years in Spain and Cuba and then lived in Paris. In Paris she became a close friend of the writer Henry Miller. She helped him get his first novel, Tropic of Cancer, published and wrote the preface to it.
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