Writer Hans Magnus Enzensberger is dead. The publishers Suhrkamp and Hanser announced this on Friday. Accordingly, Enzensberger died on Thursday, just 13 days after his 93rd birthday in Munich. "As a poet, essayist, biographer, editor and translator, he was one of the most influential and world-renowned German intellectuals," says the obituary about the literary scholar and philosopher who was born in Allgäu, Bavaria, in 1929.
His daughter Theresia Enzensberger (born 1986, "Auf See") is also a writer and journalist.