About Annette Kolb
Annette Kolb, born in Munich in 1870, emigrated to Switzerland in 1917, then to Paris in 1933, and from there to New York in 1941. She spent her final years in Munich, where she died in 1967. She became known to a wide audience through her novels Das Examplar (1913), Daphne Herbst (1928) and Die Schaukel (1934), as well as through her biographies of Mozart (1937) and Schubert (1941). She received the Goethe Prize in 1955. The daughter of a German father and a French mother, she championed peaceful dialogue between the two nations.