Sachs, Nelly. 1891-1970.
German writer whose work is based on the suffering of the Jewish people during World War II. She shared the 1966 Nobel Prize for literature.

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  • SACHS, NELLY — (Leonie; 1891–1970), German poet and Nobel Prize winner. The daughter of a Berlin industrialist, Nelly Sachs grew up in an artistic home where she early imbibed a love of literature. At 17 she began writing neoromantic poetry in traditional,… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Sachs, Nelly — ▪ German writer in full  Nelly Leonie Sachs  born Dec. 10, 1891, Berlin, Ger. died May 12, 1970, Stockholm, Swed.       German poet and dramatist who became a poignant spokesperson for the grief and yearnings of her fellow Jews. When, with Shmuel …   Universalium

  • Sachs, Nelly (Leonie) — born Dec. 10, 1891, Berlin, Ger. died May 12, 1970, Stockholm, Swed. German poet and dramatist. Born to a prosperous family, Sachs wrote poems mainly for her own entertainment until the advent of Nazism darkened her work and forced her to flee to …   Universalium

  • Sachs, Nelly (Leonie) — (10 dic. 1891, Berlín, Alemania–12 may. 1970, Estocolmo, Suecia). Poeta y dramaturga alemana. Nació en el seno de una acomodada familia y se dedicó a la poesía como pasatiempo hasta que el nazismo ensombreció su escritura y la obligó a huir a… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Sachs, Nelly (Leonie) — (1891–1970)    German poet and Nobel laureate, 1966. As a poet in the German Romantic tradition, with mystical overtones, Nelly Sachs was hardly known outside Germany before World War II. In 1940 she was helped to escape to Sweden, where she… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Sachs, Nelly — (1891 1970)    German poet. She was hardly known outside Germany before World War II; in 1940 she went to Sweden. Much of her poetry deals with the Holocaust. In 1966 she was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Sachs, Nelly — ► (1891 1970) Escritora alemana. En 1947 publicó el libro de poemas En las moradas de la muerte, al que siguieron, entre otros, Eclipse estelar, Huida y metamorfosis, Viaje en la región sin polvo, Poesías tardías. En 1966 compartió el premio… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Nelly Sachs — (deutsche Briefmarke 2001) Nelly Sachs (eigentlich Leonie Sachs; * 10. Dezember 1891 in Schöneberg; † 12. Mai 1970 in Stockholm) war eine jüdische deutsche Schriftstellerin und Lyrikerin. 1966 verlieh das Nobe …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Nelly Sachs — Nelly Sachs, 1966 Born Leonie Sachs 10 December 1891(1891 12 10) Schöneberg, Germany Died 12 May 1970(1970 05 12) (aged 78) Stockho …   Wikipedia

  • Nelly Sachs — en 1966 Nombre completo Nelly Sachs Nacimiento …   Wikipedia Español

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