- Category : Writers-Fiction
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 6/2 - Role Model / Hermit
- Definition : Split - Small (17,23)
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Industry 1
German jurist and writer.
Between 1967 and 1993, Rosendorfer served as a judge in Munich, after which he was a Justice at the High Court of Appeal in Naumburg. Also, from 1990, he was an honorary professor of the history of Bavarian literature at the University of Munich.
Rosendorfer was a member of the Bavarian Academy of Fine Arts, as well as the Academy of Sciences and Literature (Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur) in Mainz. He received the 1977 Toucan Prize, the 1991 Ernst Hoferichter Award, the 1992 Upper Bavarian Cultural Prize, the 1999 Jean-Paul Prize, and the 2010 Corine Literature Prize for his lifetime achievements.
He was honoured with the Order of Merit, First Class (2000), the Austrian Cross of Honour for Science and Art, 1st class and the Bavarian Order of Merit in 2004.
Rosendorfer penned numerous novels and short stories, as well as plays, TV scripts, historical research, and treatises and guides on music. Some of his works belong in the genre of fantasy; even in his works of realism and history, he often used elements of satire and the grotesque.
He was a painter and composer, and combined his passion for literature and music in several librettos for the opera.
He died 20 September 2012.