Hermann Hesse

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Hermann Hesse

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Hermann Hesse
The Nobel Prize in Literature 1946

Born: 2 July 1877, Calw, Germany

Died: 9 August 1962, Montagnola, Switzerland

Residence at the time of the award: Switzerland

Prize motivation: "for his inspired writings which, while growing in boldness and penetration, exemplify the classical humanitarian ideals and high qualities of style."

Language: German

Prize share: 1/1

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