Charlotte Worgitzky

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Charlotte Worgitzky (born June 6, 1934 in Annaberg / Erzgebirge , † December 14, 2018 in Berlin ) was a German writer .

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Charlotte Worgitzky was the daughter of a lawyer. She grew up in Leipzig . There she attended, among other things, a drama school from 1951 to 1954 , then the Leipzig Theater Academy . She then had engagements on various stages, most recently at the Maxim-Gorki-Theater in Berlin . She was a participant in a writing circle led by Peter Hacks and gave up the acting profession to devote herself entirely to literature as a freelance writer .

Under the auspices of feminism , she was the author of narrative works in which she treated topics such as equality for women, abortion and euthanasia .

Charlotte Worgitzky was a member of the German Writers' Association from 1975 and belonged to the Association of German Writers from 1990 until the end of her life, and from 1994 to 1997 also as a member of the federal executive committee.

From 1961 she lived in Berlin, where she died in December 2018 at the age of 84. She found her final resting place in the cemetery of the Dorotheenstadt and Friedrichswerder communities in Berlin-Mitte .



  • Brigitte Böttcher (Ed.): Inventory. Literary profiles . Mitteldeutscher Verlag, Halle (Saale) 1976, Charlotte Worgitzky, p. 120 f .

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Individual evidence

  1. Charlotte Worgitzky is dead ,, accessed on December 20, 2018
  2. ^ Private obituary notice in the Berliner Zeitung from 29./30. December 2018, p. 14