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Bamm, Peter, 1897-1975


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  • Variants

    • Emmrich, Kurt, 1897-1975
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1897-10-20
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1975-03-30
    • Descriptor

        Pseudonym
    • Birth Place

        Hochneukirch (Germany)
    • Death Place

        Zollikon (Switzerland)
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

    • Occupation

        Physician
          Author
            journalist
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        • Earlier Established Forms

          • Emmrich, Kurt, 1897-1975
        • Sources

          • found: His Die kleine weltlaterne, c1935.
          • found: His Die Unsichtbare Flagge, 1982:t.p. (Peter Bamm)
          • found: LC data base, 1-21-87(hdg.: Emmrich, Kurt, 1897-1975; usage: Peter Bamm)
          • found: Wikipedia, Apr. 27, 2016(Peter Bamm (a pen name; his real name was Curt Emmrich; 20 October 1897 in Hochneukirch, now part of Jüchen, Germany-30 March 1975 in Zollikon, Switzerland) was a German writer. Peter Bamm volunteered for military service in World War I, after which he studied medicine and sinology in Munich, Göttingen and Freiburg im Breisgau. As a ship's doctor he travelled the world a great deal before eventually settling in Berlin-Wedding. During World War II he served as a military doctor on the Russian Front, and later described his experiences in the book "Die Unsichtbare Flagge" (The Invisible Flag). After the war he travelled for study purposes between 1952 and 1957 in the Near and Middle East, after which he wrote as a journalist and feature writer for a number of Berlin newspapers. He is buried in the Stöcken Cemetery in Hanover. Peter Bamm published many journalistic pieces, many of them extremely witty and ironic. He also wrote scientific and medical essays, culture-historical travel books and an autobiography.)
        • Change Notes

          • 1980-05-22: new
          • 2016-04-28: revised
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