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Hermann Hesse

Hermann HesseBorn: 2-Jul-1877
Birthplace: Calw, Württemberg, Germany
Died: 9-Aug-1962
Location of death: Montagnola, Switzerland
Cause of death: Cerebral Hemorrhage
Remains: Buried, St. Abbondio Church, Montagnola, Switzerland

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author, Artist, Critic

Nationality: Germany
Executive summary: Siddhartha

Father: Johannes Hesse
Wife: Maria Bernoulli (photographer, m. 2-Aug-1904, div. Jun-1923, three sons)
Wife: Ruth Wenger (m. 11-Jan-1924, div. 1927)
Wife: Ninon Auslander (m. Nov-1931, until his death)
Son: Bruno (b. 9-Dec-1905)

    High School: Maulbronn Seminary

    Nobel Prize for Literature 1946
    Friedenspreis des Deutschen Buchhandels 1955
    Ran Away From Home (7-Mar-1892)
    Naturalized Swiss Citizen 1912
    Nervous Breakdown
    Risk Factors: Insomnia, Smoking, Opium, Gout, Sciatica

Is the subject of books:
Hermann Hesse: Biography and Bibliography, 1977, BY: Joseph Mileck, DETAILS: (2 vols)
Hermann Hesse: Life and Art, 1978, BY: Joseph Mileck
Hermann Hesse, Pilgrim of Crisis: A Biography, 1978, BY: Ralph Freedman

Author of books:
Peter Camenzind (1904, novel)
Unterm Rad (1906, novel, "Beneath the Wheel")
Gertrud (1910)
Rosshalde (1914)
Knulp (1915)
Demian (1919, novel)
Klein und Wagner (1919)
Klingsors Letzter Sommer (1920, "Klingsor's Last Summer")
Siddhartha (1922)
Der Steppenwolf (1927, novel, "Steppenwolf")
Narziss und Goldmund (1930, novel, "Narcissus and Goldmund")
Die Morgenlandfahrt (1932, "Journey to the East")
Das Glasperlenspiel (1943, novel, "The Glass Bead Game")

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