Raymond Tschumi

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Raymond Tschumi (born November 27, 1924 in Saint-Imier ; † December 18, 2015 in Lausanne ) was a Swiss writer , poet and university lecturer .


After studying in Geneva, Raymond Tschumi studied in England. He then worked as an assistant at Brown University (USA). He received his doctorate and became the youngest private lecturer in Switzerland.

His career at the University of St. Gallen ended in 1990. Since then he has devoted himself to philosophy and poetry. He took part in numerous English-language congresses and meetings of philosophers, writers and poets. He has authored more than 200 studies and essays. His main works include L'Arche (1950), Concerts d'Œuvres (1967), Grange du Vaillier (1982), Future Monument (1988) and Foulées fulgurantes (1994).

Raymond Tschumi was President of the Anglo-Swiss Club St. Gallen and the Swiss Academy for the Humanities. He was married to Julia, née Lozano, and has three children, including the writer Jean-Raymond Tschumi . In 2002 he received the Valais Writers' Union Prize for his complete works.

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  1. Obituary (French), accessed on December 5, 2018