KLEMM, Robert Kurt

KLEMM, Robert Kurt. Bautzen 16.4.1852 — Berlin-Lichterfelde 31?.3.1908. German Bookseller and Scholar. Son of Robert Klemm (d. 1862), a merchant. Until 1888 worked as bookseller in Zürich. In 1889-93 studies of Sanskrit, Avesta and IE at Berlin under Weber, Geldner and J. Schmidt. Ph.D. 1894 Leipzigunder Windisch and Brugmann. In 31.3.1908 his body was found in Teltower Kanal. One Internet source has him married 1887 Helene Clara Marie Geisler, with at least one daughter, another with Anna Zinggeler and living in 1883 in Zürich as bookseller. Perhaps AZ was his first wife and died.

Publications: Diss. (edited): Das Ṣadviṁçabrāhmaṇa mit Proben aus Sāyana’s Kommentar nebst einer Übersetzung. 1. Prapāṭhaka 1. 94 p. Gütersloh 1894.

– “Mādhava, sein Lehrer und seine Werke” Weber-Festschrift 1896, 41-47.

– Wrote annual reports on Indology in ZDMG 1904-07.

Sources: Diss. in Janert; Stache-Weiske 2017, 535; wife MCMG in forum.ahnenforschung.net (as RKK with exact birth date and place), AZ in Schweizerisches Handelsamtsblatt (in https://www.e-helvetica.nb.admin.ch, as RKK from Bautzen).

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