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Martin Grzimek, German writer. Recipient Herman Hesse Advancement award, Herman Hesse Foundation, 1980, Rauriser Literature award, RLA Foundation, 1982, Glauser award, Syndikat Literature Foundation, 1992.

Background

Grzimek, Martin was born on April 8, 1950 in Trutzhain, Germany. Son of Hellmut and Klara Grzimek.

Education

Diploma, State University, Heidelberg, 1975.

Career

Assistant professor literature Schiller University, Heidelberg, Germany, 1983—1986. Member directory Goethe Institute, Caracas, Venezuela, 1989—1992. Assistant professor german language State University, Heidelberg, Germany, since 1992.

O'Conner guest professor German literature Colgate University, Hamilton, New York, 2003.

Achievements

  • Grzimek is a member of International PEN has won a number of literary prizes.

Membership

German PEN Center.

Connections

Married Brigitte Hassio Grzimek, November 11, 1983. Children: Benjamin, Hanna.

father:
Hellmut Grzimek

mother:
Klara Grzimek

spouse:
Brigitte Hassio Grzimek

child:
Hanna Grzimek

child:
Benjamin Grzimek