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The family subsequently moved to Munich.
His career as a writer began when he wrote for Simplicissimus. InMann married Katia Pringsheimdaughter of a wealthy, secular Jewish industrialist family.
She later joined the Lutheran church. The couple had six children. Niddentoday a museum Inhe and his wife moved to a sanatorium in Davos, in Switzerland, which was to inspire his book The Magic Mountain. He was also appalled by the risk of international confrontation between Germany and France, following the crisis in Morocco, and later by the outbreak of the First World War.
InMann had a cottage built in the fishing village of Nidden, Memel Territory now NidaLithuania on the Curonian Spitwhere there was a German art colony and where he spent the summers of — working on Joseph and His Brothers.
Today the cottage is a cultural center dedicated to him, with a small memorial exhibition. Inwhile travelling in the South of FranceMann heard from Klaus and Erika in Munich, that it would not be safe for him to return to Germany. The Manns were prominent members of the German expatriate community in Los Angeles, and would frequently meet other emigres at the house of Salka and Bertold Viertel in Santa Monica, and at the Villa Aurorathe home of fellow German exile Lion Feuchtwanger.
The Manns lived in Los Angeles until In October he began monthly broadcasts, recorded in the U. In these eight-minute addresses, Mann condemned Hitler and his "paladins" as crude philistines completely out of touch with European culture.
In one noted speech he said, "The war is horrible, but it has the advantage of keeping Hitler from making speeches about culture.
While some Germans[ citation needed ] claimed after the war that in his speeches he had endorsed the notion of collective guiltothers[ citation needed ] felt he had been highly critical also of the politically unstable Weimar Republic that preceded the Third Reich.
That is how it started in Germany. He never again lived in Germany, though he regularly traveled there. His most important German visit was inat the th birthday of Johann Wolfgang von Goetheattending celebrations in Frankfurt am Main and Weimaras a statement that German culture extended beyond the new political borders.
Knopf publishing house was introduced to Mann by H. Mencken while on a book-buying trip to Europe.
After Buddenbrooks proved successful in its first year they sent him an unexpected bonus. Later in the s, Blanche helped arrange for Mann and his family emigrate to America. The Magic Mountain Der Zauberberg, follows an engineering student who, planning to visit his tubercular cousin at a Swiss sanatorium for only three weeks, finds his departure from the sanatorium delayed.
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