STORM Theodor (Storm Theodor)( German novelist and poet.)
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Biography STORM Theodor (Storm Theodor)
Born 14 September 1817 in Husum (Schleswig - then the Danish duchy). After Latin school in his hometown and high school in Lц+beck, and studied law in Kiel and Berlin universities. In 1843-1853 had a law practice in Husum. The relationship between the Duchy of Schleswig and the Danish kingdom became increasingly strained, and Storm emigrated to Prussia. In 1864, after the war between the Germanic States and Denmark (Danish war of 1864), which resulted in Schleswig away from Denmark, Storm returned to Husum, and served there until 1880 judicial office. He died in the storm Hademarshene (Holstein) July 4, 1888.
The last great master of melody sung poetry, Storm continued and brought to the perfection of the poetic tradition started in the early years of the 19. L. teak. His poems (Gedichte, 1852) earned him a prominent place among the German lyric poet. Was famous, he mostly novellas. They reflect the fear before the Storm rapidity of time - and at the same time comforting knowledge that he is able to overcome it. The first significant novel Storm was extremely popular in the 19. Immenzee (Immensee, 1850), but more important to a rider on a white horse (Der Schimmelreiter, 1888) and his masterpiece Aquis submersus (lat. 'The absorption of water') (1876).