Nelly Sachs Biography

Nelly Sachs was a Jewish German poet and playwright whose experiences resulting from the rise of the Nazis in World War II Europe transformed her into a poignant spokeswoman for the grief and yearnings of her fellow Jews. Her best-known play is Eli: Ein Mysterienspiel vom Leiden Israels; other works include the poems "Zeichen im Sand", "Verzauberung", and the collections of poetry In den Wohnungen des Todes, Flucht und Verwandlung, Fahrt ins Staublose, and Suche nach Lebenden. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Nelly Sachs
Nationality:
Germany
Profession:
Writer, Playwright, Poet
Ethnicity:
Jewish people, Germans
Religion:
Judaism
Date of Birth:
December 10, 1891
Astrological Sign:
Sagittarius
Date of Death:
May 12, 1970
Age at Death:
78
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