Diomira Fabjan Bajc (1937) was born in Trieste. She began to work in earnest as a translator in the 1970s, translating for the most part from Slovenian into Italian. From 1959 to 1961 and from 1966 to 1973, she taught Italian at various Slovenian secondary schools; from 1973 to 1988 she was a professor at the France Prešeren high school. In the years 1983–86, and after 1989, she has taught translation from Slovenian to Italian at the Faculty of Interpreters and Translators in Trieste. She has translated many Slovenian authors into Italian, including Ivan Cankar, Matjaž Kmecl, Branko Marušič, Zofko Kveder, and Boris Pahor, etc. She is a member of the Association of Slovene Literary Translators.