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Hermann Hesse

2 July 1877 - 9 August 1962

Hermann Karl Hesse -pseudonym: Emil Sinclair- (* 2. Juli 1877 in Calw; † 9. August 1962 in Montagnola, Schweiz), war ein deutsch-schweizerischer Schriftsteller, Dichter und Maler. Bekanntheit erlangte er mit Prosawerken wie Siddhartha, Demian, Der Steppenwolf sowie auch Narziß und Goldmund und mit seinen Gedichten (z. B. Stufen). 1946 wurde ihm der Nobelpreis für Literatur und 1954 der Orden Pour le Mérite für Wissenschaften und Künste verliehen.


Hermann Karl Hesse (2 July 1877 – 9 August 1962) was a German-Swiss poet, novelist, and painter. His best-known works include Demian, Steppenwolf, Siddhartha, and The Glass Bead Game, each of which explores an individual's search for authenticity, self-knowledge and spirituality. In 1946, he received the Nobel Prize in Literature.

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