Biography and History

Liliane Hasson is a French writer and translator of Cuban literature. She was born in London, but moved to France when she was two. She studied Hispanic Literature at the Sorbonne, and translated the works of such Cuban writers as Reinaldo Arenas, Virgilio Piñera, Antonio José Ponte, Guillermo Rosales, and Carlos Victoria. She has also translated the works of the Spanish writer Benito Pérez Galdós. She has written books on Cuban culture and literature, including a biographical essay on the life of Arenas. She is a professor emerita in the Département d'Études Hispaniques at the Université de Nantes.

Source: From the finding aid for C0807