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educator , classicist

Rudolf Wilhelm Schenda, German classicist, educator. Recipient Premio Giuseppe Pitrè, Palermo, Italy, 1988, Festschrift: Reading, Learning, Hearing, Saying, 1995. Member German Society Folklore, International Society Folk Narrative Research.

Background

Schenda, Rudolf Wilhelm was born on October 13, 1930 in Essen, Germany. Arrived in Switzerland, 1979. Son of Rudolf C. and Christine (Schmidt) Schenda.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University Munich, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy in Habilitation, University Tübingen, Germany, 1970.

Career

Professor, director department folklore University Göttingen, Germany, 1973-1979. Professor University Zurich, 1979-1995, honorary professor, since 1995. Director department folklore University Zurich, 1991-1995.

Membership

Member German Society Folklore, International Society Folk Narrative Research.

Connections

Married Susanne Kratschmer, 1958. Children: Nicole, Catherine.

father:
Rudolf C. Schenda

mother:
Christine (Schmidt) Schenda

spouse:
Susanne Kratschmer

child:
Nicole Schenda

child:
Catherine Schenda