country of citizenship:
language of expression: German
occupation: journalist, author, screenwriter, university teacher, writer
award received: National Prize of East Germany, Patriotic Order of Merit in silver
Emil Welk, known by his nickname Ehm Welk (August 29, 1884 – December 19, 1966), was a German journalist, writer, professor and founder of Volkshochschulen (adult education centres). He became known for his work Die Heiden von Kummerow (The Heathens of Kummerow) and used Thomas Trimm as a pseudonym.
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