South African writer and Nobel literature laureate J. M. Coetzee and wife Philippa Jubber arrive for the award giving ceremony of the Estoril Film Festival in Estoril, outskirts of Lisbon, on November 21, 2008. AFP PHOTO/ JOAO CORTESAO (Photo credit should read JOAO CORTESAO/AFP via Getty Images)

J. M. Coetzee first wife: Who is Philippa Jubber?

John Maxwell Coetzee, born on 9 February 1940, is a South African–Australian novelist, essayist, linguist, translator, and recipient of the 2003 Nobel Prize in Literature.

He is one of the most critically acclaimed and decorated authors in the English language.

He has won the Booker Prize (twice), the CNA Prize (thrice), the Jerusalem Prize, the Prix Femina étranger, and The Irish Times International Fiction Prize, and holds a number of other awards and honorary doctorates.

Who is Philippa Jubber?

Philippa Judder was the first wife of John Maxwell Coetzee, the great South African man of letters.

J. M. Coetzee first wife

Philippa Jubber was formerly known as Mauna Philippa Judder until she married J.M. Coetzee on 11 July 1963 and changed her name.

Philippa Jubber was a teacher at La Rochelle Girls’ High School in Paarl, when they met.

Coetzee married Philippa Jubber in 1963.[86] They divorced in 1980.

They had a son, Nicolas (born 1966), and a daughter, Gisela (born 1968).

Nicolas died in 1989 at the age of 23 after accidentally falling from the balcony of his Johannesburg apartment.

You May Also Like

Who is Ilhan Omar? Net worth, Husband, Children, Age, Family

Table of Contents Hide Who is Ilhan Omar?Ilhan Omar net worth?Who is…

Tom Cotton’s wife: Who is Anna Peckham?

Tom Cotton’s wife Thomas Bryant Cotton (born May 13, 1977) is an…

Who is Mark Cole? Gerrit Cole’s father

Who is Mark Cole? Gerrit Cole’s father Gerrit Alan Cole is an…

Grayson Allen’s Girlfriend: Who is Morgan Reid?

Grayson Allen’s Girlfriend: Who is Grayson Allen? Grayson James Allen, born on…