Günter Grass was born in the Free City of Danzig in 1927 is casubo German writer and artist, awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature the same year Prince of Asturias Award for Letters in 1999. Are multiple commitments in the fields of art, culture, politics and human rights.
In his work we highlight works as "The Tin Drum" and "Dog Years" which tells the Germany of his childhood. From there it becomes a narrative voice known for its acid and relentless touch.
Then escibió "Turbot", "Meeting in Telgte", "The Ratesa" and three history books, "It's a long story", "My Century" and "A crab step".
Besides it has also performed works by illustration that has received the Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2005.