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E.T.A. Hoffmann (1776–1822)

E.T.A. Hoffmann was born on the 24th of January 1776 in Königsberg (now Russia) as the son of a lawyer. After his father's death he has a very bad childhood ending when he went to university to study law between 1792-95. He managed to get into the bureaucratic services of the state Prussia, but was not considered too well. Stations in Bamberg, ... See full bio »

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(age 46) in Berlin, Germany

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 2012 The Nutcracker (Video) (story "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King")
 2012 Der Sandmann (TV Movie) (original story)
  The Bolshoi Ballet: Live from Moscow (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 2011) (story "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King" - 1 episode, 2010)
- The Nutcracker (2011) ... (story)
- The Nutcracker (2010) ... (story "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King" - as Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann)
 2009 Gofmaniada (writer)
 2009 The Nutcracker (story "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King")
 2001-2008 Great Performances (TV Series) (story "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King" - 2 episodes)
- Dance in America: San Francisco Ballet's Nutcracker (2008) ... (story "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King" - uncredited)
- The Nutcracker (2001) ... (story "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King" - as E.T.A. Hoffman)
 2008 The Nutcracker (Video) (original story)
 2007 The Nutcracker: A Christmas Story (Video) (story "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King")
 2004 The Nutcracker and the Mouseking (Video) (fairy tale)
 2004 Die Augen des Coppola (Short) (novel)
 2004 Les contes d'Hoffmann (TV Movie) (after)
 2003 Hush! (Documentary) (inspiration - book "My Cousin's Corner Window")
 2001 Barbie in the Nutcracker (Video) (story)
 2001 Caisse-Noisette (Video) (story The Nutcracker and the Mouse King)
 2000 Coppélia, A ballet in three acts (TV Movie) (stories)
 1998 Stories from My Childhood (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Nutcracker (1998) ... (story - as E. Hoffman)
 1997 Nötknäpparen (TV Movie) (story "The Nutcracker and the Mouseking")
 1997 The IMAX Nutcracker (Short) (story "The Nutcracker and the Mouseking")
 1994/I The Nutcracker (Video) (based on: a fairy tele by - as E.T.A. Hoffman)
 1994 Nutcracker: The Story of Clara (Video) (story "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King")
 1994/II The Nutcracker (Video) (based on: a fairy tale by)
 1990 Coppélia (TV Movie) (based on the stories by: "Der Sandmann" and "Die Puppe" - uncredited)
 1990 The Nutcracker Prince (story "The Nutcracker and The Mouseking")
 1989 The Nutcracker (Video) (story "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King" - as E.T. A. Hoffman)
 1988 The Nutcracker (Video) (story "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King")
 1988 Magisses (TV Movie) (novella)
 1987 Az ördög talizmánja (TV Movie)
 1986 Nutcracker (story)
 1985 The Nutcracker (TV Movie) (story "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King")
 1984 Zenés TV színház (TV Series) (stories - 1 episode)
- Hoffmann meséi (1984) ... (stories)
 1983 Der Sandmann (TV Movie) (novella)
 1983 The Nutcracker: A Fantasy on Ice (TV Movie) (based on the story "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King")
 1983 Zauber um Zinnober (novel)
 1982 Klein Zaches, genannt Zinnober (TV Movie) (fairy tale)
 1982 Vampirismus (TV Movie) (novel)
 1981 Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann) (TV Movie) (stories)
 1981 I giochi del diavolo (TV Mini-Series) (short story "The Sandman" - 1 episode)
- L'uomo della sabbia (1981) ... (short story "The Sandman")
 1979 Nutcracker Fantasy (story "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King")
 1978 Les contes d'Hoffmann (TV Movie)
 1977 Le conseiller Crespel (Short) (short story "The Violin of Cremona")
 1976 The Elixirs of the Devil (novel)
 1976 El quinto jinete (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Coppelius (1976) ... (writer)
 1976 Das Fräulein von Scuderi (TV Movie) (novel)
  Ficciones (TV Series) (1 episode, 1974) (story - 1 episode, 1974)
- Datura fastuosa (1974) ... (story)
 1973 The Devil's Elixirs (novel)
 1973 Shchelkunchik (Short) (story "Nutcracker and Mouse King" - as E. Gofman)
 1972 Das Märchen von der harten Nuß (TV Movie) (story)
 1972 Hora once (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- El tonelero de Nuremberg (1972) ... (story)
 1972 Die seltsamen Abenteuer des geheimen Kanzleisekretärs Tusmann (TV Movie) (tale "Die Brautwahl" from "Die Serapionsbrüder")
 1970 Jackanory (TV Series) (story "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King" - 1 episode)
- Ballet Stories: The Nutcracker (1970) ... (story "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King")
 1969 Cardillac (novel)
 1968 The Nutcracker (TV Movie) (story "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King")
 1968 Coppelia (TV Movie) (based on the stories "The Doll" and "The Sandman")
 1967 The Violin of Cremone (Short) (short story)
 1967 Dziadek do orzechów (story "Der Nußknacker und der Mäusekönig")
 1965 The Nutcracker (TV Movie) (story "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King")
 1964 The Nutcracker (TV Movie) (characters from original story - uncredited)
 1961 The Enchanted Nutcracker (TV Movie) (story "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King" - uncredited)
 1960 TV de Vanguarda (TV Series) (story - 2 episodes)
- O Violino de Cremona (1960) ... (story)
- O Violino de Cremona (1960) ... (story)
 1958 Playhouse 90 (TV Series) (story "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King" - 1 episode)
- The Nutcracker (1958) ... (story "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King")
 1958 Unser Sandmännchen (TV Series) (creator)
 1957 The Seven Lively Arts (TV Series) (story "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King" - 1 episode)
- The Nutcracker (1957) ... (story "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King")
 1955 Das Fräulein von Scuderi (novella)
 1951 The Tales of Hoffmann (stories - uncredited)
 1949 Your Show Time (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- A Confession on New Year's Eve (1949) ... (story - as Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann)
 1930 Juwelen (motifs)
 1923 Der verlorene Schuh (story)
 1923 Chi to rei (novel "Fraulein von Scuderi")
 1923 Hoffmanns Erzählungen (stories)
 1919 Das Fräulein von Scuderi (novel)
 1919 The Doll (story)
 1916 Hoffmanns Erzählungen (stories)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Short Story: "Don Juan" See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Portrayals | See more »

Alternate Names:

E. Gofman | E.T. A. Hoffman | E.T.A. Hoffman | E. Hoffman | Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann
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Trivia:

Legally changed his middle name from Wilhelm to Amadeus in 1813, as tribute to the composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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