Hermann Hesse, Pilgrim of Crisis: A Biography Characters

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Hermann Hesse

Hermann Hesse was an author who wrote books, poems, stories and letters. He was born on July 2, 1877, in Calw and was part of a large family. His parents were Pietists and part of the Piet Mission in Basel. The Pietist beliefs were a source of conflict for the followers. He moved to Basel at the age of four and suffered from nightmares and violent temper tantrums. He attended the Mission nursery school and was sent to the Boy's House in January 1884, returning home only on Sundays. He begins writing poetry that year at the age of six and also began violin lessons. His family moved back to Calw in 1886, and Hermann considered the Calw-Basel area as his house. At the age of fifteen he became a German citizen when he entered the seminary at Maulbronn. Hermann suffered from mental illness, having his first episode at the age...

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