Eugen Roth

Intro German poet
A.K.A. Ойген Рот
Was Writer Poet
From Germany
Type Literature
Gender male
Birth 24 January 1895, Munich, Germany
Death 28 April 1976, Munich, Germany (aged 81 years)
Star sign Aquarius

Eugen Roth (January 24, 1895 in Munich – April 28, 1976 in Munich) was a Bavarian lyricist and poet who wrote mostly humorous verse. Roth was the son of the well-known Munich writer Hermann Roth. He volunteered for service in the First World War and was severely wounded. He studied history, art history, and philosophy and in 1922 he earned his doctorate degree. From 1927 to 1933, he was the editor of the Münchner Neuesten Nachrichten (Newest Munich News). Especially beloved were his humorous poems.

Selected works

Ein Mensch (Humans) (1935) Eugen Roths Tierleben (Eugen Roth's Animal life) (1948) Heitere Kneipp-Fibel (Kneipp's Humorous Booklet) (1954) Humorapotheke (Humor-pharmacy) (1956 – 1959) Das Eugen-Roth-Buch (The Eugen Roth Book) (1966) Der Wunderdoktor-Heitere Verse (The Miracle Doctor's Humorous Verses) (1939)


Munich art prize for literature (1952)

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