Christoph Gutknecht

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Christoph Gutknecht (born March 24, 1939 in Hamburg ) is a German Anglicist , Germanist , linguist , non-fiction author and voice actor .

Professional background

After studying German, English, philosophy and educational science at the University of Hamburg , which Gutknecht completed with the state examination for high school teaching , he did his doctorate on a topic of Old Middle High German . The title of the work presented in 1966 is: The Middle High German verse novella "Von zwein koufmannen" by Ruprecht von Würzburg .

In 1972 he became Scientific Councilor at the University of Hamburg; From 1976 to 2001 he was Professor of English Linguistics there . His main research areas are applied linguistics and translatology .

Gutknecht has also been working as an off and voiceover speaker for radio, television and film productions, audio books and computer role-playing games since the 1980s .

In the column on the history of language in the Jüdische Allgemeine , Gutknecht regularly explains terms and expressions borrowed from Yiddish .

Publications (selection)

Synchronizations (selection)

Web links

Commons : Christoph Gutknecht  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. ↑ Authority record in the German National Library, accessed on March 1, 2016.
  2. Homepage of Christoph Gutknecht on the website of the University of Hamburg, accessed on January 26, 2017.
  3. Audiobooks spoken by Gutknecht (overview) at , accessed on March 14, 2016.
  4. ^ Articles by Gutknecht in the Jüdische Allgemeine, accessed on March 8, 2020.