Karen Blixen

Karen Blixen

Born: April 17, 1885

Died: September 7, 1962

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Occupation: Writer

Biography: Baroness Karen von Blixen-Finecke,, née Karen Christenze Dinesen, was a Danish author also known by her pen name Isak Dinesen. She also wrote under the pen names Osceola and Pierre Andrézel. Blixen wrote works in Danish, French, and English.

Source/Notes: Anecdotes of Destiny and Ehrengard (2011 edition), Random House LLC - ISBN: 9780307790897

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Source/Notes: Daguerreotypes and Other Essays (1984 edition), University of Chicago Press - ISBN: 9780226153063
Source/Notes: As quoted in Reader's Digest (April 1964) Variant: I know a cure for everything. Salt water... in one form or another, sweat, tears or the salt sea.

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Source/Notes: Letters from Africa: 1914-1931 (1981) edited by Frans Lasson, translated by Anne Born.