Denise Bombardier

January 18, 1941

82 Year(s)

July 4, 2023

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Epitaph

Denise Bombardier, a beacon of intellect and culture, whose written and spoken words illuminated the minds of many. A dedicated journalist, novelist, and essayist, she tirelessly served Quebec, her lifelong muse, and its people.

Biography

Denise Bombardier is a distinguished Canadian journalist, novelist, and essayist, well known for her contributions to the intellectual and cultural life of Quebec. Born on January 26, 1941, in Montreal, Quebec, Bombardier obtained a doctorate in literature from the University of Paris.

She has had a significant impact on French-Canadian journalism and literature throughout her career. Bombardier worked for Radio-Canada, the French-language service of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, for several decades. She was a regular panelist on the highly influential weekly current affairs program "Apostrophes," which was broadcast in France and Quebec.

Bombardier is also a successful novelist and essayist, with her works often focusing on the changing culture and society of Quebec. Her works often examine the transformation of Quebecois identity in the context of modernization and the influence of English-speaking North America.

Throughout her career, Bombardier has received multiple accolades for her work, including the Governor General's Award for her contributions to the cultural and intellectual life of Canada.

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