Adolf Frey

[Adolf Frey] Introduction

Adolf Frey (18 February 1855, Küttigen – 12 February 1920, Zurich) was a Swiss writer and literary historian. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature seven times.

[Adolf Frey] Life

Adolf Frey, the son of popular writer Jakob Frey (1824–1875), was a German teacher at the high school in Aarau and later professor of German literature at the University of Zurich. He received his education at various universities, including the University of Leipzig where he studied literature and history from 1879 to 1881. Unfortunately, he passed away six days prior to his 65th birthday due to cancer.

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