Rilke, Rainer Maria
|born on||3 December 1875 at 23:50 (= 11:50 PM )|
|Place||Prague, Czech Republic, 50n05, 14e26|
|Timezone||LMT m14e26 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||11°25' 16°47 Asc. 15°33'|
Austrian writer, a lyric poet preoccupied with the problems of God and death. His work includes the posthumous publication "Journey of My Other Self," 1930 and "Poems from the Book of Hours," 1941.
His mom wanted a girl and raised him as a girl, in dresses and curls until he was seven when she sent him to military school, an abrupt and disturbing change.
In 1901, he married the sculptress Klara Westoff for a brief time and they had a daughter, Ruth. In Paris in 1902, he met sculptor Auguste Rodin, who influenced his work greatly, working as Rodin's secretary 1905-1906. From 1910, Rilke lived in castle in Italy, Munich through WW I, moving to Switzerland in 1919.
Suffering from leukemia, Rilke died of blood poisoning from the prick of a rose thorn 12/29/1926, Valmont, Switzerland.
Prague at the time of his birth was part of the Austrian-Hungarian Empire and Rilke's work was written in German.
Marian Glunz quotes her mom in Astrology No.34 "just before midnight."
- Vocation : Writers : Poet
- Personal : Death : Unusual (Blood Poisoning)
- Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Cancer (Leukemia)
- Notable : Book Collection : American Book
- Family : Relationship : Mate - Noted (Sculptress Klara Wetoff)
- Diagnoses : Psychological : Multiple Personality (His mom raised him as a girl)