Ricarda Huch (Huch)( German poet, an expert on the history of German literature)
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Biography Ricarda Huch (Huch)
Huch, Ricarda (Huch), (1864-1947), German poet, an expert on the history of German literature. Born July 18, 1864 in Braunschweig. Doctoral degree was in Zurich in 1892, worked in the local city library, then moved to Bremen. Huh was a supporter and leader of the neo-romantic school as opposed to the naturalistic tendencies in contemporary German literature. Was known lyric poems, sang the praises of sublime love, life and beauty. Later turned to historical works of the period of early romanticism, and also engaged in the history of the Thirty Years War. In 1933, after Hitler came to power, Huch withdrew from the Prussian Academy of Fine Arts in protest against the persecution of Jews by the Nazis. She died in Schoenberg Nov. 17, 1947.