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Hermann Hesse

Museo Hermann Hesse, +41 91 993 37 70
Born in Calw in Württemberg in 1877, his father was Russian with a Baltic background while his mother lived in India, daughter of a preacher and oriental culture scholar: this was an intellectual environment that greatly influenced the writer. From 1881 to 1886 the family lived in Basel. Returning to Germany, Hesse began a tormented cycle of studies, but left the seminary of Maulbronn in 1892. Dur...
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