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Carlo Schäfer

Carlo Schäfer

German crime writer
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Intro German crime writer
A.K.A. Karl Christoph Schäfer
Countries Germany
Occupations Author University teacher Writer
Gender male
Birth 2 January 1964 (Heidelberg)
Death 8 September 2015 (Heidelberg)
Education Heidelberg University
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Biography

Karl Christoph "Carlo" Schäfer (2 January 1964 – 8 September 2015) was a German author of crime novels.

Life

Carlo Schäfer was born in Heidelberg. He grew up as the youngest of three children in Pforzheim in Germany, his father was a Protestant priest there. After leaving school, Schäfer studied German at the University of Heidelberg, but he soon changed to studying at the Heidelberg University of Education (German: Pädagogische Hochschule Heidelberg). After studying he worked for ten years a secondary school teacher in Mannheim. Since 2003 Schäfer has been a lecturer at the Heidelberg University of Education (Institute for German language and literature and its didactics).

Schäfer is also a musician and cabaret performer. From 2002 he has been widely known as a crime author.

His protagonist, Detective Theurer, is a brooding, disillusioned man in his mid-fifties. He died in Heidelberg in 2015.

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