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

Ernest Hemingway, *1899 – 1961

Ernest Hemingway, Photo Text Portrait: July 21, 1899 – July 2, 1961. Textportrait Ernest Hemingway by Ralph Ueltzhöffer 2010, September 25. Biography Text (September 25, 2010 by Wikipedia.org). Ernest Hemingway. Ernest Miller Hemingway (July 21, 1899 – July 2, 1961) was an American author and journalist. His distinctive writing style, characterized by economy and understatement, influenced 20th-century fiction, as did his life of adventure and public image […]

Jean Jacques Rousseau, *June 28, 1712 – 1778

Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Text Portrait, Ralph Ueltzhoeffer (*1712)

Jean Jacques Rousseau, Photo Text Portrait: *June 28, 1712 – 1778. Textportrait Jean Jacques Rousseau by Ralph Ueltzhöffer 2010, August 16. Biography Text (Photo: August 16 by Wikipedia.org – Jean Jacques Rousseau). French Revolution, Rousseau was the most popular of the philosophes among members of the Jacobin Club […]

Patti Smith, *December 30, 1946

Patti Smith, Text Portrait, Ralph Ueltzhoeffer (*1946)

Patti Smith, Photo Text Portrait: *December 30, 1946. Textportrait Patti Smith by Ralph Ueltzhöffer 2009, April 25. Biography Text (Photo: July 22 by Wikipedia.org). Patti Smith is a singer and songwriter, poet and visual artist, highly influential component of the New York City […]

Charles Baudelaire, *April 9, 1821 – 1867

Charles Baudelaire, Text Portrait, Ralph Ueltzhoeffer (*1821)

Charles Baudelaire, Photo Text Portrait: *April 9, 1821 in Paris – 31. August 1867. Textportrait Charles Baudelaire by Ralph Ueltzhöffer 2010, March 21. Biography Text (Photo: September 12 by Wikipedia.org – Charles Baudelaire). French poet and translator. A controversial figure in his lifetime, Baudelaire’s name has become a byword for literary and artistic decadence […]