MANN Henry (Mann)( German writer and public figure. The elder brother of Thomas Mann)
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Biography MANN Henry (Mann)
Mann, Heinrich (Mann), (1871-1950), German writer and public figure. The elder brother of Thomas Mann. Born March 27, 1871 in Lц?beck in the old burgher family. He studied at the University of Berlin. In the period of the Weimar Republic was a member (since 1926), then chairman of the literature department of the Prussian Academy of Arts. After Hitler came to power in 1933 he emigrated, first to Prague and then to France. Since 1936 Chairman of the Committee germanskogo People's Front, established in Paris. From 1940 he lived in the U.S. (Los Angeles).
Author of many realistic novels: "The Promised Land" (1900), "Teacher Gnat" (1905), "Small Town" (1909). A month before the 1 st World War II, graduated from one of the most significant of his works - the novel "Vernopoddannyj", which opens the trilogy "The Empire" continuation in the novels of "Poor" (1917) and "Head" (1925). He was engaged in journalism - has released a compilation of articles directed against Nazism: Hatred "(1933)," Someday "(1936)," Courage "(1939). Top of the late art Heinrich Mann - dilogy of Henry IV - "Youth of Henry IV" (1935) and "maturity Henry IV" (1938). Heinrich Mann died March 12, 1950 in Santa Monica (California).