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German language and literature educator

Horst Sigmund Daemmrich, German language and literature educator.

Background

Daemmrich, Horst Sigmund was born on January 5, 1930 in Pausa, Germany. Son of Arthur M. and Gertrud A. (Orlamunde) Daemmrich.

Education

AB, Wayne State University, Detroit, 1958. Master of Arts, Wayne State University, Detroit, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1964.

Career

Instructor, University of Chicago, 1961-1962;assistant professor Germanic languages and literature, Wayne State University, Detroit, 1962-1966;associate professor, Wayne State University, 1967-1970;professor, Wayne State University, 1971-1980;professor, chair, University of Pennsylvania, 1981-1998. Resident director Junior Year Institute at U. Freiburg, Germany, 1972-1973.

Works

Membership

Member American Society Aesthetics, Academy Literature Studies, American Lessing Society, American Association Teachers German (member of commission on higher education since 1974), American Comparative Literature Association, Modern Language Association (secretary and chairman 19th century literature 1972-1973), Midwest Modern Language Association (secretary, chairman modern Germanic literature 1966-1967), Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Ingrid H. Guenther, June 10, 1962. Children: JoAnn, Arthur.

father:
Arthur M. Daemmrich

mother:
Gertrud A. (Orlamunde) Daemmrich

spouse:
Ingrid H. Guenther

children:
JoAnn Daemmrich

Arthur Daemmrich