Erik Martin, German songwriter and editor, Died at 81

Home » Dead Famous » Erik Martin, German songwriter and editor, Died at 81
Dead Famous, Music, Writer No Comments

Erik Martin was born on January 12, 1936, in Neuss and died on April 25, 2017.

He was a German writer, songwriter and composer of songs.

Martin was the founder and editor of the literature and art magazine Muschelhaufen.

He was the first-born son of Illa and Ernst J. Martin – both dentists and dendrologists; they were the founders of the Sequoiafarm Kaldenkirchen.

Helge Breloer is Martin’s sister, who is the tree-and-bush expert.

He grew up in Kaldenkirchen, went to Aloisiuskolleg in Bad Godesberg and graduated at Thomaeum High-School Kempen.

He completed his education in Aachen, then he worked as a teacher of German and Biology in Viersen, where he created schoolgardens and worked out environmental projects joining the German Waldjugend

During 1997 he received the Klaus-Gundelach-Prize for his merits concerning his environmental protection and his youth novel Fjellwanderung.

He was married and had two sons.

Martin lived in Viersen-Dülken.

Erik Martin passed away at 81 years old.