List of Swiss poets

List of Swiss poets

This is a list of Swiss poets, consisting of both authors native to Switzerland, and authors born elsewhere who have had an impact on Swiss literature through their work. Swiss literature may be split into four pieces based on the language of the author, although some authors may write in multiple languages.

French language

*Théodore-Agrippa d'Aubigné (1552-1630)
*Jean Bagnyon [http://www.arlima.net/il/jean_bagnyon.html] Website Bio en francais.
*Alice de Chambrier [http://poesie.webnet.fr/auteurs/chambrier.html] Website Bio en francais.
*Philippe Cyriaque Bridel (1757-1845)
*Louis Duchosal [http://poesie.webnet.fr/auteurs/duchosal.html] Website Bio en francais.
*Etienne Eggis (1830-1867) [http://www.dhs.ch/externe/protect/textes/d/D15940.html] Website Bio en francais.
*Francis Giauque (1934-1965)
*Simon Goulart (1543-1628) [http://www.aidh.org/Refug/GE_refug/22.htm] Website Bio en francais avec photo.
*Marc Monnier (1827-1885)
*Juste Olivier (1807-1876)
*Othon of Grandson (1330-1395) [http://www.cedille.com/poete.asp?n=47&c=r&e=&p=&m=] Website Bio en francais
*Jean Antoine Petit-Senn (1792-1870) [http://www.giga-usa.com/quotes/authors/jean-antoine_petitsenn_a001.htm]
*Jean Jacques Porchat (1800-1864) [http://www.textesrares.com/porch000.htm] Website Bio en francais

German language

*Rainer Brambach (1917-1983)
*Hermann Burger (1942-1989)
*Erika Burkart (1922-)
*August Corrodi (1826-1885)
*Johann Gaudenz von Salis-Seewis (1762-1834)
*Solomon Gessner
*Eugen Gomringer (1925-)
*Albrecht von Haller
*Pierre Imhasly
*Isabella Kaiser
*Gottfried Keller
*Gottlieb Jakob Kuhn (1715-1845)
*Heinrich Leuthold (1827-1879)
*Nicholas Manuel (1484-1530)
*Kurt Marti (High German and Swiss-German) (1921-)
*Conrad Ferdinand Meyer
*Daniele Pantano
*Ilma Rakusa (born in Slovakia) (1946-)
*Johann Martin Usteri (1763-1828)
*René Sommer (1954-)
*Carl Spitteler
*Gottfried Straßer (1854-1912)
*Raphael Urweider (1974-)
*Robert Walser (1878-1956)
*Leonhard Widmer (1808-1868)
*Johann Rudolf Wyss (1781-1830)
*Albin Zollinger

Italian language

*Giovanni Airoldi (died before 1900)
*J.B. Buzzi (1825-1898)
*Francesco Chiesa
*Carlo Cioccari (1829-1891)
*Pietro Pen (1794-1869)

Raeto-Romance language

*S Caratsch (d. 1892)
*Theodor von Castelberg (1748-1830)
*Conradin von Flugi (1787-1874)
*Anton Huonder
*O.P. Juvalta
*Peider Lansel
*P.A. de Latour (about 1811)
*J.C. Muoth (Giacun Hasper Muoth, 1844-1906)
*Zaccaria Pallioppi (1820-1873)
*Gian Travers
*Florin Valentin


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