Kasimir Edschmid

Kasimir Edschmid, born Eduard Hermann Wilhelm Schmid, (5 October 1890 in Darmstadt – 31 August 1966 in Vulpera (Switzerland)) was a German expressionist writer. His work was part of the literature event in the art competition at the 1928 Summer Olympics.[1] Together with Carl Gunschmann he was one of the founders of the Darmstädter Sezession in 1919. 1933 his book "Westdeutsche Fahrten" was among the works burnt by the Nazis.[2][3]

Kasimir Edschmid
Born(1890-10-05)5 October 1890
Darmstadt, Germany
Died31 August 1966(1966-08-31) (aged 75)
Scuol, Switzerland


  1. ^ "Kasimir Edschmid". Olympedia. Retrieved 25 July 2020.
  2. ^ "E (Edschmid - Engels)". Bibliothek verbrannter Bücher (in German). Retrieved 12 October 2021.
  3. ^ "Edschmid, Kasimir". Darmstadt Stadtlexikon (in German). Retrieved 12 October 2021.