What did Goethe and Schiller do?
Goethe and Schiller had a remarkable friendship and collaboration that was like no other known to literature or art. Both men had lived in Weimar, and were the seminal figures of a literary movement known as Weimar Classicism.
Where is the last name Schiller from?
Schiller is a German surname derived from a word meaning a play of colours.
Who is the most famous German author?
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, (born August 28, 1749, Frankfurt am Main [Germany]—died March 22, 1832, Weimar, Saxe-Weimar), German poet, playwright, novelist, scientist, statesman, theatre director, critic, and amateur artist, considered the greatest German literary figure of the modern era.