Hermann Hesse (1877-1962)

Death: 9th August 1962
Location: S.Abbondio Church, Montagnola, Ticino, Switzerland
Cause of death: Cerebral Hemorrhage
Photo taken by: Hannes Röst
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German-Swiss poet and novelist. His best known works include Steppenwolf (1927), Siddhartha (1922), and The Glass Bead Game(1932), each of which explores an individual's search for authenticity, self-knowledge and spirituality. In 1946, he received the Nobel Prize in Literature.