Wolfgang Schreyer

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Wolfgang Schreyer in 2004

Wolfgang Schreyer (20 November 1927 – 14 November 2017) was an (East) German writer of fiction, historic adventures mixed with documentary, science fiction for TV shows and movies. He was born in Magdeburg, Germany.

During the last years of the war he was a member of the NSDAP (1944 – 1945).

He was best known as the author of over 20 adventure stories.[1] In 1956 Schreyer was awarded the Heinrich-Mann-Preis. From 1974 until his death, he was a member of PEN International. He was very successful in East Germany.

Schreyer died on 14 November 2017 in Ahrenshoop, Germany at the age of 89.[2]

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  1. Bernd-Rainer Barth. "Schreyer, Wolfgang * 20.11.1927 Schriftsteller". Bundesstiftung zur Aufarbeitung der SED-Diktatur: Biographische Datenbanken. Retrieved 31 December 2014.
  2. DDR-Autor Wolfgang Schreyer gestorben (in German)

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