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Siegfried Lenz
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Born March 17, 1926
Lyck (Ełk), East Prussia
Died October 7, 2014(2014-10-07) (aged 88)
Hamburg, Germany
Occupation Novelist
Nationality German
Alma mater University of Hamburg
Period 1956–2014
Notable works Deutschstunde
Notable awards
  • Peace Prize of the German Book Trade (1988)
  • Goethe Prize (2000)
  • Honorary citizen of Schleswig-Holstein (2004)

Siegfried Lenz (17 March 1926 – 7 October 2014) was a German writer. He has written novels and produced several collections of short stories, essays, and plays for radio and the theatre. He was awarded the Goethe Prize.

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