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Jürg Laederach
Literature
1997-1998
Basel
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Switzerland
Writer and translator.

Studied multiple subjects (mathematics, physics, romance languages, English, and music theory), work as jazz musician, since 1970 free lance writer.

Extended stays in Oxford, Graz, New York, and Berlin.

Guest lecturer for poetics at the University of Graz

Literary workshop at the University of Essen “Das Ereignis - Erzählung auffälliger Einzelheiten”.

Numerous publications:. “Im Verlauf einer langen Erinnerung” (1977), “Laederachs 69 Arten den Blues zu spielen” (1984), “Flügelmeyers Wahn. Die letzten sieben Tage” (1986).

Selected translations: texts by Walter Abish, Maurice Blanchot, Michael Brodsky, Marguerite Duras, Grace Paley and W. C. Williams.