Theodor Storm

(1817 - 1888 / Germany)

Theodor Storm
Do you like this poet?
24 person liked.
9 person did not like.

Theodor Woldsens Storm, well known poet and writer, was born September 14th, 1817 in Husum, Germany. He became a lawyer in 1842, but he was exiled (1853-64) by Denmark for pro-Prussian sentiments. It was only in 1864 that he was able to return to Husum, where in 1874 he became a judge of the Court of Appeals.

As early as 1843 he had made himself known as a lyrical poet of the
Romantic School, but it was as a short-story writer that he first took
a prominent place in literature with the story entitled Immensee in 1849.

The work, which Storm himself referred to as a "Perle deutscher Poesie" (pearl of German poetry) reached over thirty editions and was translated... more »

Click here to add this poet to your My Favorite Poets.

Comments about Theodor Storm

There is no comment submitted by members..
Click here to write your comments about Theodor Storm
[Hata Bildir]