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Adolf D. Klarmann

Adolf D. Klarmann, Austrian educator. Member International Association Germanists, International Federation Modern Langs. and Lits., Modern Humanities Association, Modern Language Association, A.A.U.P., American Association Teachers German, American Council Study Austrian Literature (president 1969-1971), Academy Literature Studies.

Background

  • Klarmann, Adolf D. was born on September 18, 1904 in Austria. Son of Oscar and Regina (Trompeter) Klarmann.

  • Education

    • Came to the United States, 1923, naturalized, 1929. Student Berlin U., 1922-1923. Bachelor of Arts, New York University, 1926, Master of Arts, 1927.

      Postgraduate Munich U., 1927-1928. Doctor of Philosophy, University Pennsylvania, 1930. Doctor of Letters, Lebanon Valley College, 1967.

      Doctor of Humane Letters, LaSalle College, 1974.

    Career

    • Instructor, New York University, 1926-1928, U. Rochester, 1928-1929, 30-31. Member of faculty University of Pennsylvania, since 1929, professor German and general literature, 1955-1975. Visiting professor University of California at Los Angeles, University of California at Berkeley, U. Colorado, Johns Hopkins.

      Jusserand fellow, 1936, 52. Fulbright research fellow to Vienna, 1952-1953. Guggenheim fellow, 1966-1967.

      Honorary member Phi Beta Kappa, 1967. Recipient Austrian Cross of Honor for Letters and Arts I class.

    Works

    • Contributor articles professional journals Editor literature estate of Franz Werfel, 1945-1975. Editor German Quarterly, 1963-1965.

    Membership

    Member International Association Germanists, International Federation Modern Langs. and Lits., Modern Humanities Association, Modern Language Association, A.A.U.P., American Association Teachers German, American Council Study Austrian Literature (president 1969-1971), Academy Literature Studies.

    Connections

    • Married Isolde Doernenburg, August 12, 1939.
    • father: Oscar Klarmann
    • mother: Regina (Trompeter) Klarmann
    • spouse: Isolde Doernenburg
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    Born September 18, 1904
    Died August 27, 1975
    (aged 70)
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