August 21st in German History: Christian Schad is Born

Although Germany is known more for its political figures and its scientists, it has also produced numerous artists. One was Christian Schad, a painter and photographer who was part of the Dada and New Objectivity movements. He was born on August 21st, 1894. Schad was born in the town of Miesbach in Upper Bavaria. HisContinue reading “August 21st in German History: Christian Schad is Born”

April 15th in German History: The Birth of Wilhelm Busch

April 15th is the anniversary of yet another lesser known event in German history. On April 15th, 1832, Wilhelm Busch was born. Wilhelm Busch was a German poet and illustrator who published comic versions of cautionary tales. Busch was born in Wiedensahl and was the oldest of seven children. However, he was educated in aContinue reading “April 15th in German History: The Birth of Wilhelm Busch”