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Hermann Hesse
  • Name: Hermann Hesse
  • Born: 07/02/1877
  • Died: 08/09/1962 (85 years old)
  • Occupation: Novelist, short story author, essayist, poet, painter

Hermann Karl Hesse (German: [ˈhɛʁ.man ˈhɛ.sə listen); 2 July 1877 – 9 August 1962) was a German-born 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.

Awards: Gottfried-Keller-Preis (1936), Goethe Prize (1946), Nobel Prize in Literature (1946), Wilhelm Raabe Literature Prize (1950), Peace Prize of the German Book Trade (1955)

Genre: Fiction

Birth Place: Calw, Oberamt Calw, Schwarzwaldkreis, Kingdom of Württemberg, German Empire

Death Place: Montagnola, Ticino, Switzerland

Source: Wikipedia

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