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Helmut Rehder

Helmut Rehder, German educator. Decorated Order Merit 1st class (West Germany). Member Modern Language Association, American Association Teachers German, S. Central Modern Language Association (president 1970), Medieval Academy American, American Association University Professors, Hoelderlin Gesellschaft, Lessing Gesellschaft, Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

  • Rehder, Helmut was born on June 22, 1905 in Hamburg, Germany. Son of Julius Christian and Ottilie (Heyne) Rehder.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy, University Heidelberg, 1929. Student of University Berlin, 1926-1927.

    Career

    • Came to the United States, 1931, naturalized, 1937. Instructor U. Missouri, 1931-1934, assistant professor, 1934-1937. Associate professor of University Wisconsin, 1937-1942, professor, 1942-1946.

      Professor, head German department University of Illinois, 1946-1955. Professor German, University Texas, 1955-1977, Ashbel Smith professor German, 1963-1977, chairman German, 1965-1969. College editor, German.

      The Dryden Press, Inc., New York City. Visiting professor U. Colorado, 1948, 56, 60, 61, 62, Northwestern, 1950, University Texas, 1953-1954, Marburg U., 1964, University of California at Berkeley, 1966, Rice U., 1971-1972.

    Works

    • Author: Philosophie d. Unendl. Landschaft, 1932. Conversational German, 1944.

      German Area Readings, 1947. German, 1947, 58
    • Gretchen Episode from Goethe’s Faust, 1950. J. Nic. Meinhard u.s.

      Uebersetzungen, 1953. Faust Vocabulary (with W. F. Twaddell), 1950, German Revised. 1958
    • Goethe’s Faust, Pt.

      1, 1954. Pt. II, 1955. Active German (with WordPress Lehmann and G. Schulz- Schulz-Behrend), 1958, 62. Practicing German, 1958.

      Review and Progress in German (with WordPress Lehmann, L. Shaw, Sree Narayana Werbow), 1959. Deutsch
    • Verstehen und Sprechen (with W. F. Twaddell, U. Thomas, P. O’Connor), 1962, 70. Sprechen und Lesen, 1964, 71.

      Lesen und Denken, 1964. Spectrum, Modern German Thought, 1964. Denken Wissen und Kennen, 1966.

      Editor: Literary Symbolism, 1965. Co-editor

    Membership

    Member Modern Language Association, American Association Teachers German, S. Central Modern Language Association (president 1970), Medieval Academy American, American Association University Professors, Hoelderlin Gesellschaft, Lessing Gesellschaft, Phi Kappa Phi.

    Connections

    • Married June Kruse, April. Children: Helmut Julius, Christopher Michael.
    • father: Julius Christian Rehder
    • mother: Ottilie (Heyne) Rehder
    • spouse: June Kruse
    • children: Helmut Julius Rehder
    • Christopher Michael Rehder
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    Born June 22, 1905
    Died January 10, 1977
    (aged 71)
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