Questions about the German novelist and poet Heinrich Heine (1797 - 1856), well known for his poetry which was set into Lieder (songs) by famous musicians like Robert Schumann and Franz Schubert. He was the last author of the Romantic era and transformed travel stories and feuilletons into a type of art. Because of his political engagement - Heine was member of the Young Germany movement - and his ethnic background the Nazi regime banned most of his works.

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