Lenz, Hermann

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Lenz, Hermann Gender: M
born on 26 February 1913 at 07:45 (= 07:45 AM )
Place Stuttgart, Germany, 48n46, 9e11
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Taeger
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 07°05' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 17°34 Asc.s_piscol.18.gif 21°17'


German writer of poetry, fiction stories, and novels. A major part of his work includes 10 volumes in a semi-autobiographical novel cycle about the alter-ego figure "Eugen Rapp". In the 1970s he published the 7-volume Schwäbische Chronik ("Swabian Chronicle").

Lenz had been a German POW in U.S. custody during World War II. He received over 15 literary awards. Archives of his writings include some letters exchanged with his fellow writers Paul Celan and Peter Handke and others.

He died 12 May 1998. After his death a Hermann-Lenz Prize was founded.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Taeger quotes him, via mother


  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet