Christoph Meckel

Biography of Christoph Meckel

Christoph Meckel (born 12 June 1935 in Berlin) is a German author and graphic artist.

Christoph Meckel spent his youth in Freiburg im Breisgau, where he attended Gymnasium. In 1954/55 he studied graphic art at the Academy of Art in Freiburg im Breisgau, and in 1956 at the Academy of Art in München.

Since 1956 he has worked as both an author and graphic artist. He has traveled extensively through Europe, Africa, and America and lived in Oetingen in Markgräflerland, in Berlin, in the south of France, and in Tuscany.

His graphic work has appeared in numerous exhibitions. Until his withdrawal in 1997, Meckel was a member of the PEN Center of the Federal Republic of Germany. He is a member of the Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur in Mainz and the Deutschen Akademie für Sprache und Dichtung in Darmstadt.

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