Photo: Joyce van Belkom
Italy, 1939
writer and expert on Mitteleuropa

Claudio Magris

Claudio Magris is a writer of essays, plays, translations and cultural and philosophical pieces. His best-known book is Danube (1986), on the history and culture of Mitteleuropa. In the 1990s, Magris was a member of the Italian Senate and from 1978 until his retirement in 2006 he was Professor of German literature at the University of Trieste. Magris is a columnist and essayist for the Corriere della Sera.

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Journal Nexus

Nexus 59

De laatste vragen van Gustav Mahler
Journal Nexus
2010 or Earlier

Nexus 19

Het proces Richard Wagner
Journal Nexus
2010 or Earlier

Nexus 17

Utopie en onttovering

Speaker at



Gustav Mahler’s Ultimate Questions

The Questor Hero

14 May 2011 9.40 - 17.30 Het Muziektheater Amsterdam


Nexus Lecture Claudio Magris

Nutzen und Nachteil der Literatur

18 November 1997 Tilburg University