Erich Kästner

Erich Kästner

About Erich Kästner

Erich Kästner

Erich Kästner

February 23, 1899 - July 29, 1974

Place of Birth    :   Dresden, Germany
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Emil Erich Kästner (23 February 1899 – 29 July 1974) was a German author, poet, screenwriter and satirist, known primarily for his humorous, socially astute poetry and for children's books including Emil and the Detectives. He received the international Hans Christian Andersen Medal in 1960 for his autobiography Als ich ein kleiner Junge war.