Michel Miniussi (Miquèu Miniussi in Occitan) was born in Paris in 1956. He was brought up in Cannes. When he was seventeen he came into contact with the Comité Niçois d’Études Ocitanes [Nice Committee for Occitanian Studies] and then read Occitan at university in Montpellier under Robert Laffont. He became a library conservator but maintained a strong interest in Occitan. He also wrote in Occitan, including essays, poetry and critical articles. He became seriously ill in 1981 but continued to write but finally died in 1992.
1988 Jiròni (novel)
1994 Lei Passatemps [The Pastimes] (novel)
2002 Hortus Deliciarum (poetry)
2005 Lettres Corses (with Bernard Manciet) (novel)
2012 Encyclopædia occitanica (1978-1983)