AMMANN, Hermann

AMMANN, Hermann. Bruchsal/Baden 10.8.1885 — Innsbruck 12.9.1956. German IE Linguist in Austria. Son of school director Jakob A. (d. 1895), educated in Bruchsal and Freiburg. Studies at Freiburg (Thurneysen) and Heidelberg. Ph.D. 1910. In WW I served in Red Cross. PD 1920 Freiburg i. Br. From 1926 nebenbeamt. ao. Professor at Freiburg, from 1928 ord. Professor der idg. und allgem. Sprachwissenschaft at Innsbruck (succeeding Walde). Member of NSDAP 1940.

Publications: Diss. on Latin syntax. 1910 (cf. IF 29, 1911-12, 1-120; Die menschliche Rede. 1-2. Lahr 1925-28; other works.

Nachgelassene Schriften zur vgl. und allgemeinen Sprachwissenschaft. 120 p. Innsbruck 1961.

Sources: D.G.K. 1950, 1954, Totenliste 1961; bibliography in Nachgel. Schriften; Ammann Festgabe. 1953 with photo (now also in TITUS Galeria); Wikipedia.

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