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The grave of Rainer Maria Rilke
Switzerland

Der Dichter starb am 29. Dezember 1926 im Sanatorium Valmont sur Territet bei Montreux und wurde – seinem Wunsch entsprechend – am 2. Januar 1927 in der Nähe seines letzten Wohnorts auf dem Bergfriedhof von Raron im Wallis westlich von Visp beigesetzt. Auf seinem Grabstein steht der selbst ausgewählte Spruch:


Rose, oh reiner Widerspruch, Lust,
Niemandes Schlaf zu sein unter soviel
Lidern.

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