Von Scholz, Wilhelm

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Name
von Scholz, Wilhelm Gender: M
born on 15 July 1874 at 19:05 (= 7:05 PM )
Place Berlin, Germany, 52n29, 13e21
Timezone LMT m13e21 (is local mean time)
Data source
Orig source not known
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Taeger
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 23°00' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 18°10 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 04°59'



Biography

German poet, playwright, author, actor, editor, narrator, and translator.

Scholz graduated high school in 1892 and studied literature, history, and philosophy in Berlin, Lausanne, and Kiel. He received his doctorate from the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich in 1897. He became dramaturge and director of the Stuttgart State Theatre in 1916 and president of the section for poetry of the Prussian Academy of Arts in 1928.

During the Nazi occupation of Poland, he published a Nazi newspaper in Krakow Scholz authored verse glorifying the Führer for an anthology of poetry as late as 1944. Finally, in June 1944, Scholz received an honorary doctorate from the Ruprecht-Karls University of Heidelberg and a grant of 30,000 marks from Adolf Hitler.

After the war, Scholz served as president and honorary president of the Association of German Playwrights and Composers. He received various badges and medals during the 1950s and 1960s.

Wilhelm von Scholz died on May 29, 1969.

His poetry is marked by the mystical-occult.


Link to German Wikipedia

Events

Source Notes

Taeger quotes Preuss for 18.10 GMT, source unknown

Categories

  • Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script

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