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Helmut Krausser
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Helmut Krausser

Helmut Krausser (July 11, 1964) is a German author, poet and playwright who was born in ).

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Krausser lives in Munich and Berlin. Married with Beatrice Renauer since 1991.

In 1993 he received the .

After a few smaller novels his literary breakthrough arrived with Melodien oder Nachträge zum quecksilbernen Zeitalter. Because of the complexity and strong historical base of this widely recognized masterpiece, Krausser is often compared to Umberto Eco, however, he himself prefers to point out differences instead of similarities with Eco (source: Diaries 1992-2004). Since then, many of his books have been translated into multiple languages and plays of his have been performed all over the world.


Novels, Short Stories and Poems



Krausser wrote several contributions and articles in numerous newspapers and magazines. Furthermore records and radio plays of him were released. Two movies have been made from his novels to date (2004).