|He was borne on February 12, 1872 in Hermannsburg.|
After school and
study in 1904 he became Pastor in Grassberg.
Since the year
1910 he lived as a free writer in Fischerhude, where he died on May
His life's work contains 15 stories, 2 novels and
3 collections of short stories.
To his known and most
successful books belong:
Heidjers Homecoming (1904),
Moorland-Farm Lohe (1906),
Siblings Rosenbrock (1911) and Jan
In his stories, he describes the life on
country, in particular that in the Lueneburg- Moorland, but also the
problems during the colonization of the Teufelsmoor (Devilsbog).
|He was the most widely read regional writer of that time.|