Hollatz, Dorothea

AUTHOR (GERMANY)
BORN 20 Jan 1900, Stralsund, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern - DIED 19 Dec 1987, Darmstadt, Hessen
REAL NAME Hollatz, Dorothea Marie
GRAVE LOCATION Darmstadt, Hessen: Waldfriedhof (R-8d-37)

Dorothea Hollatz grew up in several German cities. In Erfurt she married the law teacher Hollatz, who died at an early age. In 1930 she moved to Darmstadt, where she published her first work "Der Sucher nach dem Wesentlichen" (1930).

Many novels, short stories and poems followed. In 1960 Bertelsmann-Verlag awarded her the Novellenpreis. In 1975 "Zwischenbilanz", a volume of poetry, was published.

Apart from her writing she was socially active during her life. She died in 1987 in Darmstadt.

Sources
Dorothea Hollatz – Wikipedia

Images

The grave of Dorothea Hollatz at the Waldfriedhof, Darmstadt.
Picture by Androom (29 Apr 2013)

 


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Published: 12 Jul 2015
Last update: 12 Jul 2015