Awards & Winners

Nelly Sachs

Date of Birth 10-December-1891
Place of Birth Schöneberg
(Germany, Berlin)
Nationality Germany, Sweden
Profession Writer, Poet, Playwright
Nelly Sachs was a Jewish German poet and playwright whose experiences resulting from the rise of the Nazis in World War II Europe transformed her into a poignant spokeswoman for the grief and yearnings of her fellow Jews. Her best-known play is Eli: Ein Mysterienspiel vom Leiden Israels; other works include the poems "Zeichen im Sand", "Verzauberung", and the collections of poetry In den Wohnungen des Todes, Flucht und Verwandlung, Fahrt ins Staublose, and Suche nach Lebenden.

Awards by Nelly Sachs

Check all the awards nominated and won by Nelly Sachs.


Nobel Prize in Literature
(for her outstanding lyrical and dramatic writing, which interprets Israel's destiny with touching strength)