Otto Julius Bierbaum
|Otto Julius Bierbaum|
|Born||28 June 1865 (1865-06-28)|
|Died||1 February 1910(1910-02-01) (aged 44)|
|Occupation||Writer, poet, journalist|
|Genre||Fiction, poetry, journalism|
Otto Julius Bierbaum (28 June 1865 – 1 February 1910) was a German writer.
His literary work was varied.
Bierbaum's final novel, Yankeedoodlefahrt, was published in 1909 and is the source of the winged words "Humor ist, wenn man trotzdem lacht" ("Humor is when you laugh anyway"), which has become a proverb in modern German.
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