Schröder, Rudolf

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Schröder, Rudolf Gender: M
born on 26 January 1878 at 19:30 (= 7:30 PM )
Place Bremen, Germany, 53n04, 8e49
Timezone LMT m8e49 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Müller
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 06°45' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 20°54 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 08°14'

Portrait of Rudolf Schröder 
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Rudolf Schröder


German writer, translator, poet, architect and painter. Much of his work is Christian lyrical verse. He was a member of the Confessing Church which resisted Nazi Germany.

Since 1909, Schroeder worked as an architect in Bremen and devoted himself to interiors. His best-known later work was a part of the interior of the 1929 in service ocean liner Bremen . In 1913 he founded the Bremer Presse.

During the First World War Schröder was the censor of the German High Command in Brussels , but he learned the Flemish poetry , whom he translated later. In 1931, he was working on as an architect, to devote himself entirely to writing (focus on poetry, translation and essay). He made a significant contribution to the renewal of the evangelical hymn in the 20th Century.

Reading and lecture tours took him to many parts of Germany. In the Nazi period he has contributed to journals and texts that behaved distant from National Socialism and was one of the most prominent members of the Eckart-Verlag Berlin. He was elected as honorary chairman of the Art Association. His hometown Bremen elected him an honorary citizen and named literary award after him. From 1953 to 1958 he was chairman of the jury for the Literature Prize of the City of Bremen .

Schroeder made friendships with Hugo von Hofmannstal, Rainer Maria Rilke , Gerhart Hauptmann and other writers of the time. He also maintained contacts with Stefan George , without being a supporter of the George circle.

He never married. He died 22 August 1962, in Bad Wiessee.

Link to German Wikipedia


Source Notes

Arno Müller, vol 2


  • Vocation : Art : Other Art (architect)
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction