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Eric Koch

German-born Canadian writer

Eric Otto Koch (31 August 1919 – 28 April 2018) was a German-born Canadian author, broadcaster and academic.[1]

Eric Koch
Eric Koch in Frankfurt am Main in 2009
Eric Koch in Frankfurt am Main in 2009
Born(1919-08-31)August 31, 1919
DiedApril 28, 2018(2018-04-28) (aged 98)
NationalityCanadian
OccupationAuthor, broadcaster, professor

He retired from the broadcaster in 1979 in order to focus on writing books and teaching at York University where he was a course director in the Social Science Division and taught a course on The Politics of Canadian Broadcasting for 18 years.

He published his first novel at the age of 60,[2] Koch is the author of 13 books of fiction.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Eric Koch on being a German Jewish internee in Canada in 1940". CBC. November 14, 1980. Retrieved 8 September 2017.
  2. "Author Eric Koch Shares His Wartime Experiences in Latest Memoir". Everythingzoomer.com. November 11, 2016. Retrieved 8 September 2017.

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