Helga Hegewisch studied theology and German at the University of Lausanne and the University of Hamburg . She wrote television games and children's books and, from 1954, built up an art collection with her first husband, Klaus-Bernt Hegewisch. In 1976 she left Germany and started a new life as a journalist. From 1977 to 1985 she was co-editor of The Month magazine with her husband Melvin Lasky . From 1999 to 2006 she published historical novels.
- Screenplay Der Bilderstrum , 1966
- Gammlerbalade, 1967, directed by Werner Grassmann
- The Stillen im Lande, 1968, directed by Werner Grassmann
She is the daughter of the Hamburg refrigerated ship owner and banana dealer "Bajella" Willy Bruns (born March 27, 1904, † May 13, 1998). Susanna (* September 6, 1955 in Hamburg) and Clementina Hegewisch (* 1959 in Hamburg) are among her six children.
- Klaus Hegewisch (October 3, 1919; † June 13, 2014), Hamburg shipowner and fruit importer and his wife Helga Hegewisch 
- edited by Lutz Hagestedt, German Literature Lexicon - the 20th Century: biographical,  p. 384 
- Histo-Couch.de, online magazine of "Literatur-Couch Medien GmbH & Co. KG"., 
- Internet Movie Database 
- Clementina Hegewisch,  
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German writer and art collector|
|DATE OF BIRTH||February 2, 1931|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Hamburg|