Villa Aurora Grant Recipients | 2004

Jul, Aug, Sep

Jörn Jacob Rohwer | Writer / Publicist

Jörn Jacob Rohwer © Dale Grant
Jörn Jacob Rohwer © Dale Grant
born in Rendsburg

Author and journalist Jörn Jacob Rohwer established a name for his analytical at-length conversations with iconic artists and intellectuals, notably published in newspapers or magazines such as Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Weltwoche, Tagesanzeiger, Frankfurter Rundschau, Berliner Zeitung, Die Zeit. Among many others Rohwer closely conversed with Nobel laureates Imre Kertész and Dame Doris Lessing, with Academy Award winners Maximilian Schell and Terry Sanders, with controversial artist Leni Riefenstahl, with Arthur Miller, David Hockney, Susan Sontag, Elliott Carter, Paloma Picasso and - Guy Baron de Rothschild, who granted Rohwer the only biographical interview ever in his lifetime.