Theodor Storm

(1817 - 1888 / Germany)

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Theodor Woldsens Storm, well known poet and writer, was born September 14th, 1817 in Husum, Germany. He became a lawyer in 1842, but he was exiled (1853-64) by Denmark for pro-Prussian sentiments. It was only in 1864 that he was able to return to Husum, where in 1874 he became a judge of the Court of Appeals.

As early as 1843 he had made himself known as a lyrical poet of the
Romantic School, but it was as a short-story writer that he first took
a prominent place in literature with the story entitled Immensee in 1849.

The work, which Storm himself referred to as a "Perle deutscher Poesie" (pearl of German poetry) reached over thirty editions and was ... more »

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