Hebe Uhart

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Hebe Uhart
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Born(1936-12-02)2 December 1936
Moreno, Argentina
Died11 October 2018(2018-10-11) (aged 81)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Alma materUniversity of Buenos Aires
OccupationWriter, professor

Hebe Uhart (2 December 1936 – 11 October 2018) was an Argentine writer. She was a contributor to newspapers and magazines, such as El País in Montevideo.

Her stories were adapted into the play Querida mamá o guiando la hiedra.

She studied Philosophy at the University of Buenos Aires (UBA). Later she worked as a teacher, both at primary and secondary level, and university at the UBA and the National University of Lomas de Zamora.[1]

In 2017, she won the Manuel Rojas Ibero-American Narrative Award.[2]

Uhart died in Buenos Aires on 11 October 2018 from complications of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at the age of 81.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Andruetto, María Teresa (8 August 2010). "Lo específico de las personas" [The Specifics of People]. La Capital (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 29 December 2012. Retrieved 4 August 2018.
  2. "Premian a la escritora Hebe Uhart" [Writer Hebe Uhart Awarded]. Clarín (in Spanish). 1 August 2017. Retrieved 4 August 2018.
  3. Gigena, Daniel (11 October 2018). "Murió la escritora Hebe Uhart" [The Writer Hebe Uhart Dies]. La Nación (in Spanish). Retrieved 12 October 2018.