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Timo Brunke (born March 11, 1972) is a German slam poet. He won the 2011 Schubart-Literaturpreis.
Timo Brunke was born in Stuttgart, West Germany. During his school days he participated in literary cabaret and developed since the late 1980s, initially from there, then starting in the late 1990s as the protagonist and networker of German poetry slam scene, their own forms of play poetry, spoken word, the Slam Poetry and experimental poetry.
Brunke studied from 1994 to 1998 Protestant theology at the University of Tübingen. From 1994 to 1998, he was an active member of the group of authors timber market in Tübingen. From 1998 to 2000, he studied acting training at Frieder Nögge and took between 2002 and 2006 to Christof Stählin Mainz Academy of Poetry and Music SAGO.
In 1999, he founded the Stuttgart Poetry Slam, which he held until 2008 in the local club Rosenau. Since 2001, he is head of the Experimental Language Workshop "and word games" in the literary Stuttgart In 2006, he accompanied Bas Böttcher with the textbox project to Paris (Centre Pompidou), Beijing, Berlin (New National Gallery), Abu Dhabi and Bangkok, as well as in May 2008 to Madrid.
Brunke works and lives with his family in Stuttgart since September 2009,and writes columns for the Stuttgarter Zeitung.
Helmut Rix was a German linguist and professor of the Sprachwissenschaftliches Seminar of Albert-Ludwigs-Universität, Freiburg, Germany.
Robert Spaemann was a German Roman Catholic philosopher. He is considered a member of the Ritter School.
Otfried Höffe is a German philosopher and professor.
Philipp Matthäus Hahn was a German pastor, astronomer and inventor.
Günter Kunert was a German writer. Based in East Berlin, he published poetry from 1947, supported by Bertold Brecht. When he signed a petition against the deprivation of the citizenship of Wolf Biermann in 1976, he lost his SED membership, and moved to the West two years later. He is regarded as a versatile German writer who wrote short stories, essays, autobiographical works, film scripts and novels. He received international honorary doctorates and awards.
Max Goldt is a German satirical author and musician.
Arnold Stadler is a German writer, essayist and translator. He was born on 9 April 1954 in Meßkirch in the district of Sigmaringen in Baden-Württemberg in Germany.
Emil Bock was a German anthroposophist, author, theologian and one of the founders of The Christian Community.
Alexander, Count of Schönburg-Glauchau, known professionally as Alexander von Schönburg, is a German journalist and writer. He is the current head of the comital branch of the princely House of Schönburg.
Jürg Amann was a Swiss author and dramatist. He has written radio plays, a biography of Robert Walser, and other works.
Hermann Karl Lenz was a German writer of poetry, fiction stories, and novels. A major part of his work includes 10 volumes in a semi-autobiographical novel cycle about the alter-ego figure "Eugen Rapp". In the 1970s he published the 7-volume Schwäbische Chronik.
Ivan Stanev is a Bulgarian-born German author, theatre and film director, stage designer and new media artist, who has been living in Berlin since 1988, and more recently in Paris.
Ulf Stolterfoht is a German writer.
Juliette’s Literature Salon was a bookshop in Berlin, Germany, founded by author and performance artist Hartmut Fischer. In addition to the bookshop, it included a publishing house and an attached gallery. Between 1997 and 2003, the bookshop hosted events and served as a meeting place for creative artists and culture aficionados. The salon owes its name to the character of the same name in the novel Juliette by the Marquis de Sade, the Enlightenment ideas of Voltaire, and the Berlin Salon hosts Rahel Varnhagen and Henriette Herz.
Thomas Christian David was an Austrian composer, conductor, choral conductor, and flutist. David was born in Wels, Upper Austria in 1925. He moved to Germany in 1934 at the age of nine with his father, composer Johann Nepomuk David, and mother. Thomas's younger brother, Lukas David, later became a violinist. In 1967, at the age of forty-two, he married Mansooreh Ghasri, a Persian Opera singer and they moved to Iran. David was the chief conductor of the orchestra of the National Iranian Television NITV, and also taught at the University of Tehran for seven years until 1973. He had an enormous and invaluable role in the growth and development of the Classical music in Iran. He conducted numerous masterpieces in different venues in Iran from late 1960s to late 1990s.
Joachim Kupke is a German painter and graphic artist. Since the 1970s, he has also worked as a musician, and singer/ songwriter in the band, "If you wanted to".
Jürgen Becker is a German poet, prose writer and radio play author. He won the 2014 Georg Büchner Prize.
Hans-Jörg Rheinberger is an historian of science who comes from Liechtenstein. He was director of the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin from 1997 to 2014. His focus areas within the history of science are the history and epistemology of the experiment, and further the history of molecular biology and protein biosynthesis. Additionally he writes and publicizes essays and poems.
Hanns-Werner Heister is a German musicologist.