Günter Grass 1927

Günter Grass - Textportrait Ralph Ueltzhoeffer
Günter Grass – Biography-Portrait by Ralph Ueltzhoeffer (2012).

Text: Günter Wilhelm Grass (born 16 October 1927) is a German novelist, poet, playwright, illustrator, graphic artist, sculptor and recipient of the 1999 Nobel Prize in Literature. He is widely regarded as Germany’s most famous living writer. Grass was born in the Free City of Danzig (now Gdańsk, Poland). Continue reading

Dieter Nuhr 1960

Dieter Nuhr comedian

Dieter Nuhr Portrait by Ralph Ueltzhoeffer 2013, Textportrait: Wikipedia.org Text: Dieter Nuhr (born October 29, 1960 in Wesel, North Rhine-Westphalia) is a German comedian. From 1981 to 1989, Nuhr studied art and history at the Folkwang Hochschule in Essen. Continue reading

Helmut Schmidt, *December 23, 1918

Helmut Schmidt, Text Portrait, Ralph Ueltzhoeffer (*1918)

Helmut Schmidt, Photo Text Portrait: *December 23, 1918. Textportrait Helmut Schmidt by Ralph Ueltzhöffer 2008, December 12. Biography Text (Photo: May 23 by Wikipedia.org – Helmut Schmidt). Chancellor of West Germany from 1974 to 1982. Prior to becoming chancellor, he had served as Minister of Defence and Minister of Finance […]

Willy Brandt, *December 18, 1913 – 1992

Willy Brandt, Text Portrait, Ralph Ueltzhoeffer (*1913)

Willy Brandt, Photo Text Portrait: *December 18, 1913 – 1992. Textportrait Willy Brandt by Ralph Ueltzhoeffer 2009, April 12. Biography Text (Photo: May 13 by Wikipedia.org – Willy Brandt). German politician, Chancellor of West Germany 1969–1974, and leader of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) […]

Angela Merkel, *July 17, 1954

Angela Merkel, Text Portrait, Ralph Ueltzhoeffer (*1954)

Angela Merkel, Photo Text Portrait: *July 17, 1954. Textportrait Angela Merkel by Ralph Ueltzhöffer 2009, November 11. Biography Text (Photo: March 23 by Wikipedia.org – Angela Merkel). Current Chancellor of Germany. She played a central role in the negotiation of the Treaty of Lisbon and the Berlin Declaration […]

Hanna Schygulla, *December 25, 1943

Hanna Schygulla, Text Portrait, Ralph Ueltzhoeffer (*1943)

Hanna Schygulla, Photo Text Portrait: *December 25, 1943. Textportrait Hanna Schygulla by Ralph Ueltzhoeffer 2008, May 20. Biography Text (Photo: March 7 by Wikipedia.org – Hanna Schygulla). German actress and chanson singer. Acting eventually became her focus, and she became particularly known for her film work with Rainer Werner Fassbinder […]