Book
Dutch

Gedichten en chansons

Kurt Tucholsky (author), Joris Van Parys (translator)
Title
Gedichten en chansons / Kurt Tucholsky ; samenstelling en vertaling Joris van Parys
Author
Kurt Tucholsky
Translator
Joris Van Parys
Language
Dutch
Original language
German
Publisher
Antwerpen: De Vries-Brouwers, 1987
53 p.
ISBN
90-6174-448-2

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About Kurt Tucholsky

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Kurt Tucholsky (German: [kʊʁt tu.ˈxɔls.ki] (listen); 9 January 1890 – 21 December 1935) was a German journalist, satirist, and writer. He also wrote under the pseudonyms Kaspar Hauser (after the historical figure), Peter Panter, Theobald Tiger and Ignaz Wrobel. He was silent after 1932 and probably committed suicide.

Tucholsky was one of the most important journalists of the Weimar Republic. As a politically engaged journalist and temporary co-editor of the weekly magazine Die Weltbühne he proved himself to be a social critic in the tradition of Heinrich Heine. He was simultaneously a satirist, an author of satirical political revues, a songwriter and a poet. He saw himself as a left-wing democrat and pacifist and warned against anti-democratic tendencies – a…Read more on Wikipedia