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    Disputatious voice: Günter Grass at an event at the Goethe-Institut in Gdansk | Photo: Martin Wälde

    “Oh, Mister Grass!” – On the Death of Günter Grass

    Günter Grass is dead. Germany is mourning one of its most eminent writers. Grass was linked to the Goethe-Institut by a particularly long and close friendship.More ...

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    Just Add German

    Why learn German? We support teachers and students with contests, webinars, social media, and a new video gallery with animations and VIP testimonials.

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