7 July 1932
|Died||21 March 2020 (aged 87)|
Marguerite Derrida (née Aucouturier; 7 July 1932 – 21 March 2020) was a Czech-born French psychoanalyst. She translated many psychoanalytic works into French.
Aucouturier trained as a psychologist at the Paris Psychoanalytic Society, and translated many works by Melanie Klein. She trained in anthropology with André Leroi-Gourhan in the 1960s.
Aucutourier was born in Prague on 7 July 1932 to Gustave Aucouturier, a French journalist, and Marie Alferi, a Czech. She married Jacques Derrida on 9 June 1957 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. One of their sons is writer Pierre Alféri. She appeared in two documentary films where she talks about life with her husband in Ris-Orangis.
Marguerite Derrida died in Paris on Saturday 21 March 2020 from a COVID-19 infection.