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Walser, Robert, 1878-1956

LC control no.n 50024511
Descriptive conventionsrda
LC classificationPT2647.A64
Personal name headingWalser, Robert, 1878-1956
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Variant(s)ואלזר, רוברט, 1878־1956
Associated countrySwitzerland
Birth date1878-04-15
Death date1956-12-25
Special noteMachine-derived non-Latin script reference project.
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Found inAuthor's Geschichten, 1914.
Looking at pictures, 2015: ECIP data view (Robert Walser (1878-1956) was born in Switzerland. He left school at fourteen and led a wandering and precarious existence working as a bank clerk, a butler in a castle, and an inventor's assistant while producing essays, stories, and novels. In 1933 he abandoned writing and entered a sanatorium--where he remained for the rest of his life. "I am not here to write," Walser said, "but to be mad")