Raphael Urweider

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Raphael Urweider at the Hausacher Leselenz 2013

Raphael Bendicht Urweider was born on November 5, 1974 in Bern, Switzerland. He is a writer and musician in English and German[1]

Career[edit]

Raphael Urweider is the son of a reformed minister. He studied German literature and philosophy at the University of Fribourg. He performed with LDeeP and has composed music for a number of plays. He also worked on two plays with Samuel Schwarz - Maxim Gorki Theatre and Deutsches Schauspielhaus (Hamburg). His first volume of poetry, Light in Menlo Park, was published in 2000.[1] He subsequently published "Kobold and the Kunstpfeifer" in 2002, "The opposite of meat" in 2003, and "Poems of craze and longing" in 2008. He has also translated plays and poetry.

Awards[edit]

In 1999, he received the Arbeitsstipendium des Deutschen Literaturfonds and the Leonce-und-Lena-Preis. In 2001, he was awarded the Förderpreis des Bremer Literaturpreises, the 3sat award at the Ingeborg Bachmann Competition in 2002, and the Clemens-Brentano-Preis in 2004. In 2009, he received the 'Schillerpreis' for his poetry in 'Alle deine Namen'.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "LAF - authors". Retrieved March 10, 2011.