Born in Paris; deafened at age 7 by severe sunstroke. Home schooled by her mother. Began publishing stories in France and Switzerland at age 17; wrote many articles and stories for journals; began La Petite Silencieuse, a magazine for deaf girls, and Le Rayon de Soleil des Sourds-Aveugles, a magazine in French Braille for deaf-blind persons. Books included Jeunes Vies, Cherie, and Ombres des Femmes. She helped greatly in World War I relief efforts for deaf persons.
Deaf Persons in the Arts and Sciences, p.291-294; Gallaudet Encyclopedia, vol.2, p.294-295; Notable Deaf Persons, p.197-200; Peeps into the Deaf World, p.347-348; Deaf Women, p.132-133.
14 December 1880-23 April 1937