Erica PedrettiErica Pedretti (; 25 February 1930 – 14 July 2022) was a Swiss author and artist.
Born in northern Moravia, Pedretti went to Switzerland in 1945. She studied art and enjoyed a career as a writer, painter, and sculptor. For a few years she lived in the United States, but in 1952 she returned to Switzerland, where she married the Swiss painter Gian Pedretti. Pedretti has published texts since 1970, and since 1976 she has worked as an artist, especially as a sculptor.
In 1984, Pedretti received the Ingeborg Bachmann Prize for her text ''The modell and his painter'' and in 1996 the Marie Luise Kaschnitz Prize for her novel ''Engste Heimat''. Provided by Wikipedia