Christa Wolf

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Birthday
18, 1929
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Dec 1, 2011 (82)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
18, 1929
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Dec 1, 2011 (82)

About

An East German-born literary critic and author, she is best known for her 1963 work, Divided Heaven. She was the inaugural recipient of the German Book Prize.

Before Fame

She studied at the University of Leipzig and the University of Jena before working for The German Writers' Union.

Trivia

She was a member of The Socialist Unity Party of Germany from 1949-1989, and she worked as an informant for three of these years.

Family Life

She settled in Berlin with her husband, Gerhard Wolf.

Associated With

She was born in the same year as fellow German writer, Anne Frank.

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