Hermann Hesse

Hermann Hesse in 1946 Image: Nobel Foundation [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Hermann Hesse and Rabindranath Tagore by Martin Kaempchen

Hermann Hesse (1877-1962) never met Rabindranath Tagore, although one would have expected him, more than anybody else, to seek and maintain a contact with the Indian poet. Hesse had been involved with Indian Thought since his childhood. His parents were Protestant Christian missionaries in South India. Read more