photo credits: Wikimedia Commons
country of citizenship:
language of expression: German
educated at: University of Hamburg
occupation: screenwriter, writer, journalist, children's writer, playwright
award received: Golden Feather, Goethe Prize, Peace Prize of the German Publishers' Association, Samuel-Bogumil-Linde prize, Gerhart Hauptmann prize, Georg Mackensen Literary Prize, Andreas Gryphius Prize, Jean-Paul-Preis, Weilheim Literature Prize, Manès-Sperber-Preis, International Nonino Prize, Literaturpreis der Stadt Bremen
Siegfried Lenz (German: [ˈziːkfʁiːt ˈlɛnts]; 17 March 1926 – 7 October 2014) was a German writer of novels, short stories and essays, as well as dramas for radio and the theatre. In 2000 he received the Goethe Prize on the 250th Anniversary of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's birth.
Read more or edit on Wikipedia