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Holthusen, Hans Egon, 1913-1997

LC control no.n 50028148
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LC classificationPT2617.O692
Personal name headingHolthusen, Hans Egon, 1913-1997
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Variant(s)Holthusen, Hans Egon, 1913-
Associated countryGermany United States
Birth date19130415
Death date19970127
Place of birthRendsburg (Germany)
Place of deathMunich (Germany)
Field of activityGerman language German literature
AffiliationNorthwestern University (Evanston, Ill.) Bayerische Akademie der Schönen Künste Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin
Profession or occupationAuthors Poets College teachers
Found inAuthor's Rilkes Sonette an Orpheus ...
El buque, 1961: t.p. (Hans Egon Holthusen) back of jkt. (b. Apr. 15, 1913 in Rendsburg)
Northwestern University finding aid, Hans Egon Holthusen (1913-1997) Papers, 1939-1982 (Hans Egon Holthusen was born on April 15, 1913, in Rendsburg, Germany; studied German literature, philosophy, and history in Tübingen, Munich, and Berlin; received in 1937 a doctorate for his thesis on Rilke's "Sonette an Orpheus"; lector for foreign students at the Deutsche Akademie der Schönen Künste in Munich; during World War II he served in the German Army; after 1945 he became a notable writer and lyric poet; from 1959 Holthusen served as a visiting professor at American universities; led the Goethe-Institute in New York from 1961 through 1964; professor of German language and literature at Northwestern University, from 1968 until 1981; president of the Bayerische Akademie der Schönen Künste in Munich (1968-1974), and became a member of the Akademie der Schönen Künste in Berlin, which he abandoned for political reasons in 1983; in 1981 Holthusen went as a fellow to the Wissenschaftskolleg in Berlin; died on January 27, 1997, in Munich)
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