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Hermann Hesse
Birth: Jul. 2, 1877
Calw, Germany
Death: Aug. 9, 1962
Montagnola, Switzerland

Poet and Novelist. In 1946 he win Nobel prize for literature and the Goethe Prize. His parents were religious publishers. In 1891 Hesse he was expelled from the school and after that he worked on several jobs. His first work was published in 1899 and he became a freelance writer in 1904. After his visit to India in 1911 he interested in studies of eastern religions and in 1922 he published the novel "Siddhartha." He published "Demian" after World War I in 1919. His next novel "Steppenwolf" was published in 1927. In 1931 he start to work on his masterpiece "Das Glasperlenspiel" (Magister Ludi) which was published in 1943. His other works include "In Sight of Chaos," a collection of essays, the novel "Narcissus and Goldmund," "Poems," "The Journey to the East" and essays on political topics "War and Peace." After receiving the Nobel Prize Hesse wrote no major works. He is still one of the best-selling German writers throughout the world. He married four times. (bio by: Jelena) 
 
Burial:
S. Abbondio Church Cemetery
Montagnola
Ticino, Switzerland
 
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Record added: Jul 27, 1999
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