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date: 20 June 2019

Rilke, Rainer Maria ( René Karl Wilhelm Josef Maria Rilke; 1875–1926) 

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Who's Who in the Twentieth Century
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 Market House Books Market House Books

Austrian poet.Born in Prague, Rilke was the son of an unsuccessful army officer and a devoted mother whose ambitions centred on her son. As a boy he was sent to a military academy, then to a business school, but both proved uncongenial. In ... ...

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