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Alfredas Franckaitis

 

Alfredas Franckaitis
Photo by Vladas Braziūnas

Alfredas Franckaitis, poet, translator.
Was born in Konigsbergas, Karaliaučius, on October 29, 1921.
Since 1992 – the member of LWU.

In 1946-1951 he studied Evangelical theology at Erlangen and Munster Universities. In 1952-1984 he worked as a pastor and at the church social service at the Lower Saxony. He lives in Sulingen (Germany). He translated creations of 332 Lithuanian poets. A compiler, editor and publisher of a chronicle Salutation to the Native Land (Tėvynės pasveikinimas, Heimatgrus). A member of The Balts Association in Germany, a chairman of the German – Lithuanian Department of the Association.

Alma Lapinskienė


Bibliography:
Meilės ir ilgesio dainos: lyrics, 1999.

Translations into German language:
Die Chronik der Litauischen Katholischen Kirche / [aus dem Litauischen übertragen von Alfred Franzkeit]. - München: Baltische Gesellschaft in Deutschland, 1983.
Der heilige Casimir, 1458-1484: zum Gedächtnis seines 500. Todestages / Simas Sužiedélis. - Stein am Rhein: Cristiana-Verl., 1984.
Der Wald: ein Poem / von Antanas Baranauskas. - Leer: G. Rautenberg, 1987.
Aus dem Rautengärtchen: Dichterinnen aus Litauen / von Alfred Franzkeit ins Deutsche übertragen. - Sulingen: A. Franzkeit, 2000.

Also Maironis, Putinas, J. Marcinkevičius.

Awards:
Order of the 4th grade of the Lithuanian Grand Duke Gediminas and the medal of the Gediminas Order of the 1998.


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