Harsh ore owl mountain

harsh ore owl mountain (* 25. January 1876 in Cologne Mülheim; † 4. September 1949 in Kaiserswerth) was a German poet and writer.

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harsh ore owl mountain belonged in the twenties to the usually-specified authors on German stages. Its essayistic article to the most diverse topics from the ranges literature, theatre, music and screen end art appeared in the most different newspapers and magazines in Germany and Austria, and of not few books it distinguished as a publisher and provided themselves it with an introductory preface. Its Schillerrede of 1909 was strongly disputed. The 1911 in the magazine PAN published letter of a father of our time brought in for it a process because of spreading of unzüchtiger writings, to which however with the acquietal ended.

For its literary work owl mountain of prices and honors attained like the price of the woman federation for the honour of rheinischer poets, the people Schiller price, the price Peter Wilhelm Mueller donation or the Viennese Volksschillerpreis.

1919 created owl mountain together with the painters Arthur Kaufmann and Adolf Uzarski in Duesseldorf the modern artist combination boy the Rhine country.

1923 undertook owl mountain a lecture journey into the USA and were allowed as “first Germans after Einstein” to the Columbia University to speak.

1925/26 the selected works already appeared. On the occasion of its fünfzigsten birthday he was appointed 1926 the honour member of the Rheini academy of arts in Duesseldorf. Er war "Sympathisant" der Maler des Jungen Rheinland und stand in Kontakt mit Persönlichkeiten wie Hermann Hesse, Thomas Mann, Stefan Zweig, Hanns Heinz Ewers, Frank Wedekind, Gerhart Hauptmann, Lulu von Strauß und Torney, Felix Hollaender, Else Lasker-Schüler, Erich Mühsam, Peter Hille, John Henry Mackay, Herwarth Walden, Emil Ludwig, Franz Werfel, Wilhelm Schmidtbonn und anderen.

Under the rule of the national socialists owl mountain dramas were forbidden, its books could not to no more be printed and sold. It withstood menaces of party members, who continual denunzierten the Pazifisten and human as “rothaarigen Jews”, and alone its large admittingness protected it the admission into a concentration camp.

During the war it published short articles in the Düsseldorfer daily paper noon under the aliases “Siebenkäs”, “Lynkeus” or “the smiling spectator”. At the same time developed an abundance of dramas, which argued with largest sharpness with the current political situation.

After 1945 owl mountain of constant coworkers of the magazines was structure and the world stage. It received further prices: 1946 the William Raabe price and 1948 for its Heine - biography the Heinrich Heine price of the city Hamburg. In the culture federation for the democratic renewal of Germany it engaged itself with the structure of a cultural program for zerbombte Duesseldorf. 1948 he became an honour doctor of the University of Bonn and received in the same year the national price. Harsh ore owl mountain died to 4. September 1949 at the consequences of an accident.

honors and honours

of works

  • of everything around money. A piece. Leipzig (1911)
  • everything around love. A comedy. Leipzig (1910)
  • Anna Boleyn. Berlin (1920)
  • Anna Walewska. A tragedy in five documents. Berlin (1899)
  • selecting works in five volumes. Bd. 1: Lyric and dramatic seals. Stuttgart (1925)
  • selecting works in five volumes. Bd. 2: Dramas from the Jugend¬zeit. Stuttgart (1925)
  • selecting works in five volumes. Bd. 3: Dramas from the man age. Stuttgart (1925)
  • selecting works in five volumes. Bd. 4: Shade pictures and photos. Stuttgart (1925)
  • selecting works in five volumes. Bd. 5: Telling works. Stuttgart (1925)
  • Belinde. A piece of dear in five elevators. Leipzig (1913)
  • letter of a father of our time. In: PAN, 1. Jg., No. 11, 1. April 1911, S. 358 - 363
  • sceneries. Berlin (1924)
  • the book of the Rhine country. Munich (1931)
  • the end of the Marienburg. An act from history. Stuttgart (1918)
  • the green house. A play. Leipzig (1921)
  • the bankruptcy of Europe. Narrations from our time. Berlin (1919)
  • the woman exchange. A play in five elevators. Leipzig (1914)
  • the morning after Kunersdorf. A patriotic bit. Leipzig (1914)
  • the mosquito dance. A play. Stuttgart (1922)
  • the transition. A tragedy. Munich (1920)
  • German sonnets. Leipzig (1910)
  • the family fire brook. In portraits. Stuttgart (1924)
  • the art in our time. A mourning speech to the German nation. Leipzig (1911)
  • the last Wittelsbacher. Vienna (1929)
  • the Prä Raphaeliten. Duesseldorf (1946)
  • the windmill. Hamburg (1929)
  • you may before-break! A moral history. All good married men dedicated. Berlin (1909)
  • a half hero. Tragedy in five elevators. Leipzig (1903)
  • a rheinisches poet life. Bonn/Berlin (1927)
  • features. Stuttgart (1923)
  • Europe. A Hirtenstück from the Greek legend world (between 1940 and 1944). Duesseldorf (1949)
  • faith, love, hope. Berlin (1942)
  • lucky women. Hellerau (1929)
  • Heinrich Heine. Berlin (east) (1947)
  • Ikarus and Daedalus. A Oratorium. Leipzig (1912)
  • Kassandra. A drama. Berlin (1903)
  • Katinka the fly. A contemporary novel. Leipzig (1911)
  • passion. Tragedy in five elevators. Leipzig (1901)
  • last pictures. Berlin (1915)
  • dear stories. Leipzig (1922)
  • my life for the stage. Berlin (1919)
  • master the early one. Duesseldorf (1947)
  • humans and meteor. Dresden (1925)
  • mosquito dance. A play. Stuttgart (1922)
  • Muenchhausen. A German play. Berlin (1900)
  • late summer. Berlin (1942)
  • new pictures (1912)
  • shade pictures and photos. Stuttgart (1926)
  • shade pictures. 20 Musikerportraits. Duesseldorf/Vienna (1965)
  • shade pictures. A booklet for culture-needy in Germany. Berlin (1910)
  • like that was my life. Duesseldorf (1948)
  • strange stories. Leipzig (1910)
  • around the Rhine. Berlin (1927)
  • we migratory birds. Novel. Stuttgart (1923)
  • time turn. A play in five documents. Leipzig (1914)


  • Sabine burner: “Heinrich Heine asked me, in its name the following to explain”. The' rheinische' poet harsh ore owl mountain and its literary model Heinrich Heine. In: "... and the world is so lovely verworren ", hrsg. v. Bernd Kortländer. Bielefeld: Aisthesis 2004. ISBN 3-89528-465-3
  • Otto Brües: Harsh ore owl mountain. Speech to its memory at its 80. Birthday to 25. January 1956 in the national academy of arts. Duesseldorf: Society of friends and promoters of the Staatl. Academy of arts 1956.
  • Helgard Bruhns: Harsh ore owl mountain. Drama, drama TIC, effect. Frankfurt/Main: Akad. Verl. - Total ones 1974. ISBN 3-7997-0239-3
  • Rudi of the Endt: The poet owl mountain, completely humanly seen. Wuppertal Elberfeld: Putty 1946.
  • Hedda owl mountain: In the double luck of art and life. Duesseldorf: The ferry (1952).
  • Oskar Maurus Fontana: The dramatists of the Rhine country. Harsh ore owl mountain and William Schmidtbonn. Augsburg: Filser 1921.
  • Johann Gottfried Hagens: Harsh ore owl mountain. Berlin: Fount graves 1910. (= the modern poet; 4)
  • Peter Hamecher: Harsh ore owl mountain. An orientation attempt. Leipzig: Rowohlt 1911.
  • Bernd Kortländer: Rheini internationalism by the example harsh ore of owl mountain. In: Literary pieces of find, hrsg. v. Ariane new house cook and. Gertrude Cepl buyer. Heidelberg: Winter 2002. (= contributions to newer literature history; 188). S. 256-274. ISBN 3-8253-1303-4
  • Joseph A. Kruse: The writer harsh ore owl mountain (1876-1949). A “honour citizen of the world” from Kaiserswerth on the Rhine. In: History in the west. 18 (2003) S. 116-128.
  • Michael Matzigkeit: Harsh ore owl mountain - “Siebenkäs”, an opposition in secret. In: Music, theatre, literature and film at present the third realm. Duesseldorf 1987, S. 89-95.
  • Michael Matzigkeit: Harsh ore owl mountain - the prototype of the “rheinischen” author. In: Ders., literature in the departure. Writer and theatre in Duesseldorf 1900 - 1933. Duesseldorf: Verl. D. Goethe Buchh., 1990, S. 57 - 82; 214 - 221. ISBN 3-924331-23-5
  • franc Thissen: “Noble medicine for the everyday life”. Harsh ore of owl mountain Düsseldorfer morning celebrations and the Romantikrezeption around 1990. Cologne and others: Böhlau 1992. (= Böhlau forum litterarum; 16) ISBN 3-412-06691-5 (can as pdf with the author be requested.)

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