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folklorist , Philosophy educator

Otto Holzapfel, German folklorist, philosophy educator. Lieutenant German Army, 1962-1963.

Background

Holzapfel, Otto was born on February 5, 1941 in Beeskow, Germany. Son of Rupert and Else (Lundbye) Holzapfel.

Education

Dr.phil., University Frankfurt, Germany, 1969. Dr.phil.habil., University Freiburg, Germany, 1984.

Career

Archivist German Folksong Archives, Freiburg, 1970-1990, head, 1990-1996. Senior research fellow University Odense, Denmark, 1977-1980.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor Studies in Folksong Research, 1986-1996, Yearbook of Folksong Research, 1984-1996. Author/editor: German Folk Ballads, 1974-1996. Contributor many books, articles on folklore, folksong, folkballads, mythology, culture history to professional journals.

Membership

Lieutenant German Army, 1962-1963.

Connections

Married Inge Schnelle, May 31, 1968. Children: Birgit, Kirsten.

father:
Rupert Holzapfel

mother:
Else (Lundbye) Holzapfel

spouse:
Inge Schnelle

children:
Birgit Holzapfel

Kirsten Holzapfel