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Rainer Maria Rilke (I) (1875–1926)

Rainer Maria Rilke was born in Prague on the 4th of December 1878 as the son of a military man working with railroads. After he visited a military Upper School he tried to avoid the army and did the preparations for the final exams and the final exams in private. He went to university to study literature and art. Rilke left Germany for a journey ... See full bio »

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 2017 There Is No Place That Does Not See You (Short) (original story)
 2016/II Herbst (Short) (poem)
 2015 A Dionysia (poem "The Duino Elegies")
 2012 Sonnets to Orpheus: 13 (Short)
 2010 A sírásó (short story)
 2009 Autumn of Youth (Short) (poem "Autumn" - as Rilke)
 2007 Muss ich schreiben? (TV Movie documentary) (poem)
 2007 The City (Documentary) (poem)
 2005 Greater Circulation (Video)
 2003 Poem: I Set My Foot Upon the Air and It Carried Me (poem "Siehe ich wusste es sind...")
 2001 Poetry in Motion (Video short)
 1995 Roses... Thorns... & Dreams (Short) (poem)
 1991 Requiem for a Friend (Short) (book)
 1982 Ana
 1967 Gammelion (novel "Die Aufzeichnungen des Malte Laurids Brigge")
 1955 Der Cornet - Die Weise von Liebe und Tod (book "Die Weise von Liebe und Tod des Cornets Christoph Rilke")
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 2015 Paul à Québec (writer: "Dirait-on (Les chansons des roses no.5))

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If your everyday life seems poor to you, do not accuse it. Accuse yourself. Tell yourself you are not poet enough to summon up its riches, since for the Creator there is no poverty and no poor or unimportant place. See more »


One daughter by Clara: Ruth Rilke, born December 12 1901.

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