Jacques Audiberti

Jacques Séraphin Marie Audiberti (March 25, 1899 – July 10, 1965) was a French playwright, poet and novelist and exponent of the Theatre of the Absurd.

Audiberti was born in Antibes, France, the son of Louis Audiberti, a master mason, and his wife, Victorine.[1][2] He began his writing career as a journalist, moving to Paris in 1925 to write for Le Journal and Le Petit Parisien. Later, he wrote more than 20 plays on the theme of conflicting good and evil.[3]

He married Élisabeth-Cécile-Amélie Savane in 1926.[1] They had two daughters, Jacqueline (born 1926) and Marie-Louise (born 1928).[2] He died in Paris in 1965, aged 66,[3] and is interred in the Cimetière de Pantin, Pantin, Ile-de-France Region, France



  • Le mal court (1947)
  • L'effet Glapion (1959)
  • La Fourmi dans le corps (1962)
  • Quoat-Quoat
  • L'Ampélour
  • Les femmes du bœuf


  • Des Tonnes de semence (1941)
  • Toujours (1944)
  • Rempart (1953)


  • Le Maître de Milan (1950)
  • Marie Dubois (1952)
  • Les jardins et les fleuves (1954)
  • Infanticide préconisé (1958)


  • La poupée, a film scenario adapted from an earlier novel
  • Dimanche m'attend, a diary published in (1965)


  1. "Jacques Audiberti", imdb.com; accessed March 14, 2019.
  2. "Audiberti, Jacques" encyclopedia.com; accessed March 14, 2019.
  3. "Jacques Audiberti", britannica.co.uk; accessed March 14, 2019.

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