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Hans Magnus Enzensberger

Hans Magnus Enzensberger (1929 - 2022) was an essayist, journalist, dramatist, editor, publisher, and translator. Born in Bavaria and educated in German universities and the Sorbonne in Paris, he was regarded as one of Germany's most important literary figures. He published more than 70 books.

His many awards included the Nuremberg Cultural Prize, the Pasolini Prize, and the Griffin Poetry Prize for Lifetime Achievement.