American Novelist, Cecile Pineda, passed away at 89

American Novelist, Cecile Pineda, passed away at 89

American novelist Cecile Pineda, a finalist for the National Book Award, is best known for her novel about a Brazilian man who reconstructs his face.

Numerous honors have been bestowed upon her books, including the Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction, a Gold Medal from the Commonwealth Club of California, and a Creative Writing Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts.

What Caused the Death of author Cecile Pineda?

Cecile passed away on August 11 at her Berkeley, California, home at the age of 89. In total, Pineda published 10 works, many of which were influenced by her activity on behalf of immigrants and other oppressed groups, the anti-nuclear movement, and the environment.

David and Michael Leneman, Cecile Pineda’s sons, verified the news of her passing but did not provide a cause of death. She has received various honors for her books, including the Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction, a Gold Medal from the Commonwealth Club of California in 1986 for Face, and a Creative Writing Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Cecile Pineda Age, Family, and Early Life

Cecilia Pineda was born on September 24, 1932, in Harlem. She was 89 years old at the time of her death. The family spoke French at home because her mother was a draftswoman and illustrator from a Francophone country, Switzerland. She is the one that fled the Mexican Revolution with his father, brothers, and mother, leaving behind his mother and sister.

cecile pineda family

She relocated to San Francisco, California, where she has spent the majority of her career as a writer and theatrical creator, after leaving New York City. Pineda was brought up in an intellectually stimulating environment and read everything from the Bible to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

Cecile Pineda Career, What was her profession?

She was a writer, She has received various honors for her books, including the Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction, a Gold Medal from the Commonwealth Club of California in 1986 for Face, and a Creative Writing Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. She relocated to San Francisco, California, from New York City in 1961, where she has spent the majority of her career as a writer and theatrical creator.

Pineda launched The Theater of Man in 1969, which she led from that year until 1981. The author’s original letters, manuscripts, journals, reviews, films, drafts, rehearsal logs, and posters are all included in the Cecile Pineda Papers, which span from 1959 to the present. They also provide a history of her career in both writing and acting.

Which school and college did She go to?

Pineda received a bachelor’s degree in English from Barnard College in New York in 1954 and later,  she received a degree in theater arts from San Francisco State University.

Cecile Pineda Net Worth, How much does She earn?

The net worth of this individual is currently unknown due to the fact that no personal information is available in the public domain and we currently have no information about her income.

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Cecile Pineda Husband, What about her relationship?

She was a married woman and she was married to a french Physician, Felix Leneman. however, her marriage ended up in divorce but she has two sons from her marriage.

Was She available on any social media platforms?

We did not find her on other social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter as we assume she might not be available on it or might be available with a different username.

We will update this section if we get any lead in the future regarding her social media presence on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, or any other platforms.

Physical Appearance of Cecile Pineda’s Height, Weight

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Hair ColourWhite
Eye ColourHazel
Body typeFit
Sexual OrientationStraight

Interesting facts about Cecile Pineda’s should be known

NationalityAmerican
EthnicityWhite
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Single/ In a relationship/Married/DivorcedDivorced
Current SpouseFelix Leneman.
Children2

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