Renowned writer and Gothic novelist Anne Rice is dead at 80

By | December 13, 2021

Anne Rice Death – Cause Of Death: Renowned writer and Gothic novelist Anne Rice who was best known for her Interview with the Vampire have passed away on Saturday 11th December 2021 at the age of 80 due to complications resulting from a stroke in Rancho Mirage, California, U.S. Rancho Mirage, also called Mirage, is a city in Riverside County, California, United States. The population was 17,218 at the 2010 census, up from 13,249 at the 2000 census, but the seasonal population can exceed 20,000.

Anne was born as Howard Allen Frances O’Brien on 4th October in the year 1941 in New Orleans to Howard O’Brien and Katherine “Kay” Allen O’Brien. New Orleans is a Louisiana city on the Mississippi River, near the Gulf of Mexico. Nicknamed the “Big Easy,” it’s known for its round-the-clock nightlife, vibrant live-music scene, and spicy, singular cuisine reflecting its history as a melting pot of French, African and American cultures.

She attended Richardson High school in the year 1959 and continued at the Texas Woman’s University and proceeded to study at San Francisco State University where she obtained a BA in Political Science in the year 1964. In the year 1972 Anne finished her studies in Creative Writing and graduated with an M.A. She was a very creative writer who wrote novels such as  Called Out of Darkness: A Spiritual Confession in 2008, Interview with the Vampire 1976, The Vampire Lestat 1985, The Queen of the Damned 1988, The Tale of the Body Thief 1992 and er newest released Blood Communion: A Tale of Prince Lestat produced on October 2nd in 2018.

Her son Christopher announced her death on social media saying “Dearest People of Page. This is Anne’s son Christopher and it breaks my heart to bring you this sad news. Earlier tonight, Anne passed away due to complications resulting from a stroke. She left us almost nineteen years to the day my father, her husband Stan, died. The immensity of our family’s grief cannot be overstated. ”

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