Hesse, Hermann, 1877-1962

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Hermann Hesse was a German writer, popular but often politically out of step in his native country. His social criticism, and especially his focus on the individual and inner spirituality, contributed to extraordinary popularity in America in the 1960s.

From the description of Hermann Hesse letter to D. Kilham Roberts, 1950 January 9. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 49344033

German author.

From the description of Zwölfe Gedichte von Herman Hesse : [n.p.] : autograph manuscript signed and illustrated, Spring, 1961. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270484883

Hesse was born in Calw in the Black Forest region of Germany. He became a Swiss citizen in 1923. Hesse's best known fiction includes "Knulp" (1915), "Demian" (1919), "Siddhartha" (1922), "Steppenwolf" (1927), "Narcissus and Goldmund" (1930), and "Magister Ludi (1943). Hesse was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1946.

From the description of The Hermann Hesse Collection. 1920-1977. (Wichita State University). WorldCat record id: 22772666

Clippings file originally begun by Horst Kliemann and forming part of the Horst Kliemann collection of materials on Hermann Hesse acquired by the University in 1959. Additional clippings were added by the University.

From the description of Clipping files on Hermann Hesse, 1907-1971. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 86132604

Epithet: German-Swiss author

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001296.0x000001

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referencedIn H. D. Papers, 1887-1977 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Autograph File, H, 1584-1988. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Baker, Claude, 1948-. The glass bead game : after the novel by Hermann Hesse / by Claude Baker. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Hesse, Hermann, 1877-1962. 880-99 <>. National Library of Israel, Jewish National Library
referencedIn New Directions Publishing Corp. records, ca. 1933-1997. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Benton, Walter, 1907-. [Manuscript songs]. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf S. Fischer Verlag. Records, 1888-1975. Indiana University
creatorOf Beck, Jeremy, 1960-. Narziss und Goldmund : (from Hermann Hesse) / Jeremy Beck. Bowling Green State University, BGSU Libraries
creatorOf Francis Chagrin: Vocal music, 1928-35, 1928-1935 British Library
referencedIn Wachtler, Leopold. [Portrait of Hermann Hesse] [graphic] UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee. Dept. of German. UW-Milwaukee Dept. of German records, 1956-1988. University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, UWM Libraries
referencedIn Moldenhauer, Hans. Moldenhauer archives at the Library of Congress, circa 1000-circa 1990. Library of Congress
referencedIn Frey, Egon, b. 1892. Egon Frey correspondence, 1919-1967. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Hesse, Hermann, 1877-1962. Hermann Hesse items. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Model, Elisabeth D. (Elisabeth Dittmann), 1897-1993. Elisabeth D. Model papers, 1939-1976. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Hesse, Hermann, 1877-1962. Undated note signed H. Hesse: ALS : Hotel Waldhaus, Sils - Maria (Engadin), n.d. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Chin, Pablo Santiago, 1982-. Echoes from the Steppenwolf : after the novel by Hermann Hesse / Pablo Santiago Chin. Bowling Green State University, BGSU Libraries
referencedIn Fritz Mauthner Collection, 1765-1968 Leo Baeck Institute.
referencedIn Joseph Bornstein Collection, 1917-1952 Leo Baeck Institute.
referencedIn Hugo Manning Papers TXRC91-A13., 1942-1977 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Hesse, Hermann, 1877-1962. 880-99 <>. National Library of Israel, Jewish National Library
creatorOf Boldemann, Laci. Wie der stöhnende Wind / [Text von] H. Hesse ; [Musik von] Laci Boldemann. University of Michigan
referencedIn Wolff, Kurt, 1887-1963. Kurt Wolff archive, 1907-1938. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Bryher papers, 1812-1980, 1911-1978 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Hannes, artist. Portraits of Herman Hesse [graphic] UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Marshall, James Robert, 1949-. At the end of 1914 / James Marshall. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Strachan, W. J. (Walter John), 1903-1994. Correspondence, 1954-1992. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Hesse, Hermann, 1877-1962. Hermann Hesse letters and postcards to Leni Cahn, and poems, 1908-1948. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Hartway. For madmen only : a treatise on the Steppenwolf / Hartway. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn The Cassirer collection, 1906-1933. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Steinhauer, Harry, 1905-. Harry Steinhauer Papers, ca. 1928-1959. University of California, Santa Barbara, UCSB Library
referencedIn Miller, Henry, 1891-1980. Letters and cards (47), photographs (17), books and printed ephemera (11), and enclosures (20) : to Suzen Kahaner, 1966-1972 bulk 1966. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Hesse, Hermann, 1877-1962. Hermann Hesse papers, 1900-1962. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Hesse, Hermann, 1877-1962. Mit der Eintrittskarte zur Zauberflöte : typescript, [1938?]. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Wolfes, Felix, 1892-1971. Das Glasperlenspiel : 1958 / Felix Wolfes ; Hermann Hesse. University of North Texas Library, UNT
referencedIn MISCELLANE0US LETTERS AND PAPERS, viz.:-A. Three letters from the painter, William Powell Frith, R.A., to the painter, John Calcott Horsley; Wareham, Weymouth and Scarborough, 10 Oct. and 14 Nov. 1858, and 20 Aug.(?) 1865. ff. 1-17b. Presented by Dr..., 1644-1940 British Library
creatorOf Hesse, Hermann, 1877-1962. Gespräch des Knulp mit Gott : manuscript, 1950. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf Hesse, Hermann, 1877-1962. Photograph, offprints and one envelope with autographs and one item by Heiner Hesse. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
creatorOf Manning, Hugo. Papers, 1942-1977. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Hesse, Hermann, 1877-1962. Hermann Hesse letter to D. Kilham Roberts, 1950 January 9. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Paul Amann Collection, 1911-1972 Leo Baeck Institute.
creatorOf NDWT Archives (University of Guelph). Augustus / by Hermann Hesse, 1974 - unproduced reading script. University of Guelph
creatorOf Brody, Jeffrey. Vier Gedichte von Hermann Hesse : Dem Andenken eines Engels / Jeffrey Brody. New England Conservatory of Music, Harriet M. Spaulding Library
referencedIn Ilse Blumenthal-Weiss Collection, 1935-1989, bulk 1942-1978 Leo Baeck Institute.
creatorOf Frenzel-Koehler, Gertrude,. Collection : of decorated manuscripts of German literary works, ca. 1948-1950. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf Hesse, Hermann, 1877-1962. Original typescripts with manuscript signatures 1918-1954 / Hermann Hesse. Kennys Book Export Company Limited
referencedIn Model, Elisabeth D. (Elisabeth Dittmann), 1903-1993. Elisabeth D. Model papers, 1939-1976. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Richard Von Mises papers, 1908-1950. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Farrar, Straus, and Giroux. Farrar, Straus & Giroux, Inc. records, 1899-2003 (bulk 1945-1989). New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Hesse, Hermann, 1877-1962. Clipping files on Hermann Hesse, 1907-1971. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Berlinski, Herman. Sinfonia No. 9 : das Glasperlenspiel : after Herman Hesse / Herman Berlinski. Jewish Theological Seminary of America
referencedIn The Moldenhauer Archives at Harvard University: Manuscript music compositions, 1880-1985. Houghton Library.
referencedIn New Yorker records, ca.1924-1984 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Manuscripts and proofs of New Directions books, 1937-1997. Houghton Library.
creatorOf SOCIETY OF AUTHORS ARCHIVE. Vol. LVII (ff. 207). 1. ff. 1-17. Helen Henschel (Lady Claughton); 1944-1953. 2. ff. 18-89. Lady Elizabeth Hesketh Prichard; 1922-1928. 3. ff. 90-108. Hermann Hesse; 1950, 1953, n.d. Consisting of the Society's out-letters..., 1921-1953 British Library
creatorOf Hesse, Hermann, 1877-1962. Floetenspiel : typescript, 1940. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Hesse, Hermann, 1877-1962. Zwölfe Gedichte von Herman Hesse : [n.p.] : autograph manuscript signed and illustrated, Spring, 1961. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Miscellaneous bound volumes, [ca. 1954-1969]. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Stefan Zweig-Siegmund Warburg Correspondence, 1918-1943, bulk 1934-1941 Leo Baeck Institute.
referencedIn Bucherer, Max. [Portrait of Hermann Hesse] [graphic] UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Farrar, Straus & Giroux, Inc. records, 1899-2003, 1945-1989 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Weigl, Vally. Ode to beauty = An die Schönheit / English words and music by Vally Weigl ; German words by Hermann Hesse. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Gisela Stein Collection, 1938-1965 Leo Baeck Institute Archives
creatorOf Hesse, Hermann, 1877-1962. [Miscellaneous writings] Indiana University
creatorOf STEFAN ZWEIG COLLECTION. Vol. CLVII. Hermann Hesse: poems 'Sommer 1933'; 1933. Typewritten, with an autograph title-page (f. 1), autograph titles to the poems and some watercolour illustrations (ff. 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14). German. See Hermann Hesse,..., 1933 British Library
creatorOf Langstroth, Ivan, 1887-1971. Zwei Lieder für Mezzosopranstimme mit Klavierbegleitung / von Ivan Langstroth. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Schmidt, Gary. Four songs on poems by Hesse : for two sop., pno., vln., flt., and percussion / by Gary Schmidt. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
referencedIn Ziolkowski, T. Novels of Herman Hesse : a study in theme and structure. University of Manchester Library, Main Library
referencedIn Bryher, 1894-. Bryher papers, 1812-1980 (bulk 1911-1978). Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Kurt Wolff archive, 1907-1938 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn H. D. (Hilda Doolittle), 1886-1961. H. D. Papers, 1887-1977. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Hesse, Hermann, 1877-1962. The Hermann Hesse Collection. Wichita State University, Ablah Library
creatorOf Hesse, Hermann, 1877-1962. [Collected papers.] Wayne State University
referencedIn Albert Renger-Patzsch papers, 1890-1980, 1924-1966 Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Paul Neumann Collection, 1906-2004 British Library
referencedIn Moldenhauer Archives at the Library of Congress, circa 1000-circa 1990 Music Division Library of Congress
creatorOf Roback, A. A. (Abraham Aaron), 1890-1965. Abraham Aaron Roback papers, 1909-1965. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Hesse, Hermann, 1877-1962. Ein Wandertag : manuscript, 1910. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn [Hermann Hesse portrait] [graphic]. UC Berkeley Libraries
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associatedWith Albert Einstein College of Medicine. corporateBody
associatedWith Amann, Paul, 1884-1958. person
associatedWith Baker, Claude, 1948- person
associatedWith Beck, Jeremy, 1960- person
associatedWith Berlinski, Herman. person
associatedWith Blumenthal-Weiss, Ilse, 1988-1987 person
associatedWith Boldemann, Laci. person
associatedWith Bornstein, Joseph, 1899-1952 person
associatedWith Brody, Jeffrey. person
associatedWith Bryher, 1894- person
associatedWith Bucherer, Max. person
associatedWith Cahn, Leni, person
associatedWith Chin, Pablo Santiago, 1982- person
associatedWith Farrar, Straus, and Giroux. corporateBody
associatedWith Frenzel-Koehler, Gertrude, person
associatedWith Frey, Egon, b. 1892. person
associatedWith Hannes, artist. person
associatedWith Hartway. person
associatedWith H. D. (Hilda Doolittle), 1886-1961. person
associatedWith Hesse, Heiner. person
associatedWith Hesse, Ninon. person
associatedWith Lang, Martin, b. 1883, person
associatedWith Langstroth, Ivan, 1887-1971. person
associatedWith Manning, Hugo, 1913-1977 person
associatedWith Marshall, James Robert, 1949- person
associatedWith Mauthner, Fritz person
associatedWith Miller, Henry, 1891-1980. person
associatedWith Model, Elisabeth D. (Elisabeth Dittmann), 1903-1993. person
correspondedWith Moldenhauer, Hans. person
correspondedWith Moldenhauer, Hans. person
associatedWith NDWT Archives (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith New Directions Publishing Corp. corporateBody
correspondedWith New Yorker Magazine, Inc corporateBody
associatedWith Renger-Patzsch, Albert person
associatedWith Roback, A. A. (Abraham Aaron), 1890-1965. person
associatedWith Roberts, D. Kilham, person
associatedWith Savill, Mervyn. person
associatedWith Schmidt, Gary. person
associatedWith S. Fischer Verlag. corporateBody
associatedWith Sitwell, Osbert, 1892-1969. person
associatedWith Society of Authors (Great Britain) corporateBody
associatedWith Stein, Gisela person
correspondedWith Steinhauer, Harry, 1905- person
associatedWith Strachan, W. J. (Walter John), 1903-1994. person
associatedWith University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee. Dept. of German. corporateBody
correspondedWith Von Mises, Richard, 1883-1953 person
associatedWith Wachtler, Leopold. person
associatedWith Warburg, Siegmund, Sir, 1902-1982 person
associatedWith Weigl, Vally. person
associatedWith Wolfes, Felix, 1892-1971. person
associatedWith Wolff, Kurt, 1887-1963. person
associatedWith Ziolkowski, T. person
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Persia, Asia Minor
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Authors, German--20th century
Authors, German--Correspondence
World War, 1939-1945--Refugees
Authors, German--20th century--Manuscripts
Authors, German
Authors, German--20th century--Correspondence
German poetry--20th century
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Person

Birth 1877-07-02

Death 1962-08-09

Swiss

Spanish; Castilian,

German,

French,

Japanese

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