Johanna Spyri, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Johanna Spyri

author of children's stories, best known for her book Heidi

Date of Birth: 12-Jun-1827

Place of Birth: Hirzel, canton of Zürich, Switzerland

Date of Death: 07-Jul-1901

Profession: writer, children's writer, novelist

Nationality: Switzerland

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Johanna Spyri

  • Johanna Louise Spyri (née Heusser; German: [jo'hana '?pi?ri]; 12 June 1827 – 7 July 1901) was a Swiss-born author of novels, notably children's stories, and is best known for her book Heidi.
  • Born in Hirzel, a rural area in the canton of Zurich, Switzerland, as a child she spent several summers near Chur in Graubünden, the setting she later would use in her novels.

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