Karla Höcker (1901–1992)

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Karla Höcker was born to a literary family. Her father, grandfather, and great-uncle were all writers. She studied music at the Berliner Musikhochschule and worked as a journalist and music writer before becoming a professor of music in Berlin.
In the 1920s and 1930s, she was a member of the Bornimer Kreis, a circle of architects, musicians, and writers. After World War II, she published a memoir, Beschreibung eines Jahres: Berliner Notizen 1945. She befriended singer Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and later collaborated with him in his writings. She also wrote novels and biographies of artists and musicians, and did interviews for German radio.
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