About Hilde Domin
Hilde Domin, born 1909 in Cologne studied Law, Philosophy and Political Sciences. In 1935 she received a PhD in Florence, Italy. She worked as a teacher in England, a university lecturer in Santo Domingo, as a translator and a photographer. After 22 years in exile she returned to Germany. In 1951 she wrote her first poems, which have been published since 1957. Hilde Domin was awarded numerous literature prizes, her poems have been translated into 22 languages. She died in 2006.