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Wolfgang Hildesheimer
December 9, 1916 - August 21, 1991
Nationality: German
Category: Author
Subcategory: German Author

When I was five years old, my parents gave me a magic chest. I learned to cast spells, although of a childish kind, before I had learned to read and write.


I had given up magic, because it had reached a state of perfection. I felt that I was able to transform men into animals. I did not make use of this capability, because I believed I could not justify an intervention of this kind in the life of another person.


The revolutionary Mozart is the Mozart of his last eight years.


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