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Christa Wolf (1929–2011)

Born on 18 March 1929 in Landsberg an der Warthe, then Germany, Christa Wolf is one of the best known authors from the former East Germany. After studying germanistics and literature in Jena and Leipzig, she became an editor for a publishing company, but soon had her breakthrough as a writer with the publishing of "Der geteilte Himmel" (Divided ... See full bio »


(age 82) in Berlin, Germany

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 2014 Fluch der Medea: Curse of Medea (Short) (novel)
 1990 Selbstversuch (TV Movie) (novel)
 1975 Till Eulenspiegel (story)
 1968 Die Toten bleiben jung (writer)
 1964 Der geteilte Himmel (writer)
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 2009 Gero von Boehm begegnet... (TV Series documentary)
- Christa Wolf (2009) ... Herself
 2008 Max Frisch, citoyen (Documentary)
 2006 Brecht-Gala: Ungeheuer oben! (TV Movie)
 1990 Zeitschleifen - Im Dialog mit Christa Wolf (Documentary)

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Received many important awards such as the Heinrich Mann Prize (1963), the Georg Büchner Prize (1980) and the Schiller Memorial Prize (1983). See more »

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