Claude Dambreville was born in Port-au-Prince on December 17, 1934. He studied accounting and worked for some months as a trainee at the “ Haiti Journal” newspaper. He was also the director of a broadcasting station “ Radio Tropiques” for ten years. Author of over 100 tales and short stories,he is also a humorous writer. He studied drawing and painting at the School ABC in Paris, at the Art Center, and with his father in-law, the late Haitian artist Pétion Savain. He has exhibited internationally.