Heiner Hesse

 

 

Age: 94

 

Summary: last surviving son of Nobel laureate Hermann Hesse (author of Steppenwold and Siddhartha) who spent years collecting and editing tens of thousands of his father's letters and published four volumes of "collected letters", and who was a major supporter of the Hesse museum in Switzerland.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: March 1, 1909

 

Died: April 7, 2003

 

Location: Ascona, Italy