Buache, Freddy

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Buache, Freddy Gender: M
born on 29 December 1924 at 12:00 (= 12:00 noon )
Place Lausanne, Switzerland, 46n31, 6e38
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 07°29' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 23°25 Asc.s_piscol.18.gif 28°30'

Freddy Buache (in 1987)
photo: Erling Mandelmann, license cc-by-sa-3.0


Swiss journalist, cinema critic and film historian, noted as the director of the Swiss Film Archive (a foundation for the conservation and study of films and cinematography) from 1951 to 1996. He was a privatdozent at the University of Lausanne. He died on 28 May 2019 at the age of 94.

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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes "Derrière l'écran" by Freddy Buache (L'Age d'Homme, 2009), p. 11: "Je suis né le 29 décembre 1924, à midi, je crois, à la maternité de lausanne."


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 94)
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (Privatdozent)
  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Historian (Film historian)
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist
  • Vocation : Writers : Critic (Cinema critic)