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French language educator

Pierre-Olivier Walzer, French language educator. With Swiss Army, 1994. Member Swiss Schiller-Stiftung (president), Society Suisse des Ecrivains, Pen Club.

Background

Walzer, Pierre-Olivier was born on April 1, 1915 in Porrentruy, Jura, Switzerland. Son of Alfred and Jeanne (Jolissaint) Walzer.

Education

License ès lettres (honorary), University Lausanne, 1938. Doctor Lettres, University Lausanne, 1949.

Career

Teacher Lycée Porrentruy, Porrentruy, 1944-1954. Professor French literature University Bern, Switzerland, 1955-1985. Co-director Editions des Portes de France, Porrentruy, 1942-1948, College Languages, Neuchâtel, Switzerland, 1980-1995.

Director College Poche/Suisse, Lausanne, 1980-1998.

Membership

With Swiss Army, 1994. Member Swiss Schiller-Stiftung (president), Society Suisse des Ecrivains, Pen Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Books, piano.

Connections

Married Simone Meyer, 1944. 2 children.

father:
Alfred Walzer

mother:
Jeanne (Jolissaint) Walzer

spouse:
Simone Meyer