BirthdayJanuary 22, 1943
BirthplaceMannheim, Germany

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Wilhelm Genazino

    Full name: Wilhelm Genazino
    Also known as: Wilhelm Genazino, Genazino, Wilhelm
    Professions: German writer

  2. Wilhelm Genazino Biography

    Wilhelm Genazino (born 22 January 1943, Mannheim) is a German journalist and author.In the 1960s, he studied German, philosophy and sociology at Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main. He worked as a journalist until 1965. During this time, he worked, inter alia, for the satirical magazine Pardon and co-edited the magazine Lesezeichen. Since 1970 he has been working as a freelance author. In 1977 he achieved a breakthrough as a serious writer with his trilogy Abschaffel. In 1990 he became a member of the Academy for Language and Poetry in Darmstadt. After living in Heidelberg for a long time, Genazino moved to Frankfurt in 2004. That same year he was awarded the Georg B├╝chner Prize, the most prestigious award for German literature.

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