Marie Luise Kaschnitz

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Birthday
31, 1901
Birthplace
Germany
DEATH DATE
Oct 10, 1974 (73)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
31, 1901
Birthplace
Germany
DEATH DATE
Oct 10, 1974 (73)

About

Significant German poet and author of the post-World War II period. Her best-known works include the short story collection Lange Schatten, the poetry collection Überallnie, and the essay collection Notizen der Hoffnung.

Before Fame

Her debut novel, Liebe Beginnt, was published in 1933. Her literary reputation was established a decade later with the publication of a 1945 essay collection.

Trivia

She received numerous literary honors, including the 1973 Roswitha Prize and the 1955 Georg Büchner Prize.

Family Life

She traveled throughout the world with her writer and archaeologist husband, Guido Freiherr Von Kaschnitz-Weinberg.

Associated With

In the later years of her literary career, she was greatly influenced by the work of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda.

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