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Hermann Hesse (1877–1962)

Hermann Hesse was born on July 2, 1877 in Calw, Germany. He was a writer, known for Siddhartha (1972), Steppenwolf (1974) and Poem: I Set My Foot Upon the Air and It Carried Me (2003). He was married to Ninon Ausländer, Ruth Wenger and Maria Bernoulli. He died on August 9, 1962 in Montagnola, Switzerland. See full bio »

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 2016 La vie en un jour (Short) (based on the novel by)
 2012 Die Heimkehr (TV Movie) (novel)
 2003 Siddharta (novel)
 2003 Poem: I Set My Foot Upon the Air and It Carried Me (poem "Ich weiss von solchen...")
 1996 Ansatsu (novel "Demian")
 1981 Kinderseele (TV Movie) (novelette)
 1974 Steppenwolf (novel)
 1972 Siddhartha (novel)
 1971 Zachariah (novel "Siddhartha" - uncredited)
 1966 El lobo estepario (Short) (novel)
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 2002 The Hours ("Beim Schlafengehen")
 1997 Sonetteja Pariisissa (TV Short documentary) (lyrics: "Kulkurin majatalo", "Valitus", "Vaiheet" - as Herman Hesse)
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 2012 Name verpflichtet - Hermann Hesses Enkelin (Documentary short)
 2003-2004 Unsere Besten (TV Series)
- Das große Lesen (2004) ... Himself
- Wer ist der größte Deutsche? (2003) ... Himself

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Other Works:

Novel: "Francesco" (filmed as Francesco (1989)). See more »

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American rock band Steppenwolf got their name from "Steppenwolf" written by Hesse. See more »

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