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Hermann Hesse
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    (July 2, 1877-August 9, 1962)
    Wrote 'Beneath the Wheel,' 'Narcissus and Goldmund,' 'The Glass Bead Game,' 'Siddartha,' 'Steppenwolf' and 'Demian'
    A lot of hippies read his books.
    He originally published 'Demian' under a pseudonym.
    He was married three times and divorced twice.
    Unlike a lot of his readers, he was not a hippie.
    He criticized German militarism during WW I.
    He won the Nobel Prize for Literature.
    The band, Steppenwolf named itself after one of his books.
    Santana's 'Abraxas' album took its title from a term in his novel 'Demian.'
    He was interested in psychoanalysis and Eastern religions.
    He criticized the limitations of Western society.

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