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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 The Hours (2002), Siddhartha (1972) and Steppenwolf (1974). 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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The Hours Soundtrack
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 2019 Narziss und Goldmund (novel) (filming)
 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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Poem: "Ich weiss von solchen..." (filmed as Poem: I Set My Foot Upon the Air and It Carried Me (2003)). See more »

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Father of Bruno Hesse (b. 1905), Heiner Hesse (b. 1909) and Martin Hesse (b. 1911). Grandfather of Christina and Simon (Bruno's children), Silver, David and Eva (Heiner's children) and Sibylle Hesse (Martin's daughter). See more »

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