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us: Holthusen, Hans Egon, 1913-1997

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    • Birth Place

        (naf) Rendsburg (Germany)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Munich (Germany)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Germany
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)
        • Organization: (naf) Bayerische Akademie der Schönen Künste
        • Organization: (naf) Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin
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        (lcsh) German language
          (lcsh) German literature
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            (lcsh) Authors
              (lcsh) Poets
                (lcsh) College teachers
            • Earlier Established Forms

                Holthusen, Hans Egon, 1913-
            • Sources

              • found: Author's Rilkes Sonette an Orpheus ...
              • found: El buque, 1961: t.p. (Hans Egon Holthusen) back of jkt. (b. Apr. 15, 1913 in Rendsburg)
              • found: Northwestern University finding aid, Hans Egon Holthusen (1913-1997) Papers, 1939-1982 (Hans Egon Holthusen was born on April 15, 1913, in Rendsburg, Germany; studied German literature, philosophy, and history in Tübingen, Munich, and Berlin; received in 1937 a doctorate for his thesis on Rilke's "Sonette an Orpheus"; lector for foreign students at the Deutsche Akademie der Schönen Künste in Munich; during World War II he served in the German Army; after 1945 he became a notable writer and lyric poet; from 1959 Holthusen served as a visiting professor at American universities; led the Goethe-Institute in New York from 1961 through 1964; professor of German language and literature at Northwestern University, from 1968 until 1981; president of the Bayerische Akademie der Schönen Künste in Munich (1968-1974), and became a member of the Akademie der Schönen Künste in Berlin, which he abandoned for political reasons in 1983; in 1981 Holthusen went as a fellow to the Wissenschaftskolleg in Berlin; died on January 27, 1997, in Munich)
            • LC Classification

              • PT2617.O692
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              • 1980-07-18: new
              • 2015-03-17: revised
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