Henning Ritter, born in 1943 in Seiffersdorf (today Kozy, Poland) studied philosophy, art history and classical philology in Marburg, Heidelberg and Berlin. In the early 1970s he began working at a publishing house, in addition to working as a translator and writer, before heading the “Humanities” section of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung from 1985 to 2008. In 2010 he was elected to the German Academy of Language and Literature. Henning Ritter died in 2013 in Berlin.
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