Lasker-Schüler, Else, 1869-1945

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1869-02-11
Death 1945-01-22
Germans
German

Biographical notes:

Lasker-Schüler was a German poet and writer.

From the description of Drawings, and letters to Hanns Hirt, 1914-1917 and undated. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 82391737

Lasker-Schüler was a German poet and writer.

From the guide to the Drawings, and letters to Hanns Hirt, 1914-1917 and undated., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Busch appears to have been acquainted with both Lasker-Schüler and Werfel; since he was writing about returning a lost wallet to Werfel he may have been a hotel or restaurant owner or employee.

From the description of Correspondence with Franz Werfel, 1913-1937. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155863767

Else Lasker-Schüler was a leading figure in the German avant-garde in the pre-war years. A poet, novelist, dramatist, illustrator and short story writer, she moved in 1933 to Switzerland before finally resettling in Jerusalam in 1940. She died in 1945.

From the guide to the Else Lasker-Schüler Collection, circa 1913-2002, bulk 1913-1942, (Leo Baeck Institute Archives)

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Subjects:

  • Jewish women authors--Germany
  • Exiled Jewish authors--Switzerland

Occupations:

  • Poets
  • Lyricists

Places:

  • Switzerland (as recorded)
  • Palestine (as recorded)
  • Berlin (Germany) (as recorded)
  • Chicago (Ill.) (as recorded)