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Gertrud Kolmar

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Who is Gertrud Kolmar?

Gertrud Kolmar: Gertrud Käthe Chodziesner, known by the literary pseudonym Gertrud Kolmar, was a German lyric poet and writer. She was born in Berlin and died, after her arrest and deportation as a Jew, in Auschwitz, a victim of the Nazi Final Solution. Though she was a cousin of Walter Benjamin, little is known of her life. She is considered one of the finest poets in the German language.

  • born on (121 years ago) in Berlin
  • nationality: Germany
  • died in (73 years ago) in Auschwitz concentration camp
  • written works: "My Gaze Is Turned Inward", "Gertrud Kolmar", "Das Wort der Stummen", "Welten", "Briefe an die Schwester Hilde", "Dark soliloquy", "Susanna", "Selected poems of Gertrud Kolmar", "Die jüdische Mutter", "Mundos", "A Jewish mother from Berlin", "Mondes", "Briefe", "Frühe Gedichte", "Das lyrische Werk"

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Google previewThe Routledge Encyclopedia of Jewish Writers of the Twentieth Century (2004)

by Sorrel Kerbel

Blumenthal, Bernhardt, Gertrud Kolmar: Love's Serviceto the Earth, Philadelphia: American Association of Teachersof German, 1969 EichmannLeutenegger, Beatrice, Gertrud Kolmar: Lebenund Werk inTexten und Bildern, Frankfurt: Jüdischer ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of the Novel (2014)

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