Peter Hartling

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Birthday
13, 1933
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Jul 10, 2017 (83)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
13, 1933
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Jul 10, 2017 (83)

About

A German author, poet, and children's writer, he is best known for Das war der Hirbel, a work that deals with childhood struggles, and for Oma, a children's novel that discusses the topics of aging and death. 

Before Fame

He studied art before working as a journalist. He published his debut poetry collection in 1953.

Trivia

His autobiographical work, Nachgetragene Liebe, deals with his childhood memories of his father.

Family Life

His father died in a Russian POW camp in 1945, and his mother committed suicide a year later. 

Associated With

He wrote a fictionalized biography of musical composer Franz Schubert

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