Becher, Johannes Robert

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Born: May 22, 1891 AD
Died: 1958 AD, at 67 years of age.

Nationality: German
Categories: Lyricists


German politician and poet.

 

1891 - Born on the 22nd of May in Munich, Germany.

 

         - He studied medicine and philosophy in Munich.

 

         - Left his studies and became an expressionist writer.

 

         - After the Second World War he went to the German Democratic Republic (East Germany) and held different

cultural-political positions (Minister of Culture) in the GDR.

 

         - Wrote the lyrics of the GDR's national anthem, "Auferstanden aus Ruinen" ("Risen from the Ruins").

 

1958 - Johannes Robert Becher died on 11th of October.

 

 

 

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