Hermann-Hesse-Museum Calw - Tour 08/20

Hermann-Hesse-Museum in Calw

Further events in what was a difficult childhood: A spell at the private sanatorium in Bad Boll ends in attempted suicide. Hesse subsequently spends four months in the Stetten mental hospital before attending the Gymnasium in Cannstatt up to the so-called "Einjähriges" exam.



In 1894, Hesse finds a job as a trainee at Perrot's mechanical workshop in Calw. He was involved in the production of this decorative iron flower stand.