Gero Vonwilpert

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Birthday
13, 1933
Birthplace
Estonia
Death Date
Dec 24, 2009 (76)
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Birthday
13, 1933
Birthplace
Estonia
Death Date
Dec 24, 2009 (76)

About

An Estonian-born German author, he taught at the University of Sydney and published a popular literary encyclopedia.

Before Fame

He studied at the University of Heidelberg from 1953 until 1957.

Trivia

His most famous work is his Lexicon of World Literature.

Family Life

His family was forced to leave Estonia in 1939 after the Soviet takeover of the country.

Associated With

He was a contemporary of American writer Norman Mailer.

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