Frido Mann, born in Monterey, California, worked for many years as a clinical psychologist in Münster, Leipzig and Prague after studying music, Catholic theology, and psychology. He lives today as a freelance writer in Munich. Most recently, he wrote “An die Musik. Ein autobiographischer Essay” (To the Music: An Autobiographical Essay) and, together with Christine Mann, “Es werde Licht. Die Einheit von Geist und Materie in der Quantenphysik” (There will be Light – The Unity of Mind and Matter in Quantum Physics). In August 2018, he wrote “Das Weiße Haus des Exils” (The White House of Exile) about the Thomas Mann House in Los Angeles, published by S. Fischer Verlag. Supported by Goethe-Institut Toronto.

Events Frido Mann was involved in

  • Europe On Tour: Reading & Reception

    Sunday, October 27, 2019 - 7:00 PM

    Authors from the European Union offer audiences a rare chance to hear acclaimed works recited live in the languages in which they were originally written.


  • Frido Mann in Conversation

    Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 5:00 PM

    An interview with the prolific German author Frido Mann about life, literature and the legacy of his grandfather, Nobel Prize-winning author Thomas Mann.