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Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)

Friedrich Nietzsche was raised having five women around him - his mother, grandmother, two aunts and a sister, all living together. His father, a Lutheran pastor, died when Nietzsche was 5 years old. After a Catholic school he studied music and Greco-Roman culture at the famous Schulpfora from 1858-1864, continued at the universities of Bonn, ... See full bio »

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 2011 Dionysos, Szenen und Dithyramben - Eine Opernphantasie (TV Movie) (after: "Dionysos-Dithyramben")
 2007 Carbon Elvis
 2003 Unsere Besten (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Wer ist der größte Deutsche? (2003) ... (uncredited)
 2001 Thus Spake Zarathustra (book)
 1999 Dancing Queen (Short) (inspiration)
 1991 A Divina Comédia (extracts - as Nietzsche)
 1985 Die Nacht (text)
 1931 Der Weg nach Rio (novella)
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 1995 The Addiction (writer: "Eine Sylvesternacht" - as Friedrich Nietzshe)
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 2003 Nietzsche (Video short) (special thanks)
 1990 Continental (acknowledgment)
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Other Works:

Book: "Birth of Tragedy, and the Geneology of Morals" See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | See more »

Alternate Names:

Nietzsche

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

That faith makes blessed under certain circumstances, that blessedness does not make of a fixed idea a true idea, that faith moves no mountains but puts mountains where there are none: a quick walk through a madhouse enlightens one sufficiently about this. See more »

Trivia:

Nietzsche was a lifelong but unwilling bachelor. In 1876, he proposed to Mathilde Trampedach. She turned him down, partly because she had only known him a few days, but mostly because he had sent his proposal in the form of a letter that was delivered by her boyfriend (and later husband) conductor Hugo von Senger. Six years later Nietzsche repeated the experiment with German-Russian author Lou ... See more »

Trademark:

Large, bushy moustache. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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