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Wilhelm Droste

Portrait Wilhelm Droste
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Wilhelm Droste, born in 1953, is an author, translator, literary scholar and long-time coffee house operator in Budapest. He taught German literature at Eötvös Loránd University for more than 25 years and is today one of the most important ambassadors of Hungarian culture in the German-speaking world. Among other things, he translated the poems of Endre Ady into German and writes for the »Neue Zürcher Zeitung«. Droste is married to filmmaker Ildikó Enyedi and lives in Budapest.