Jun 30, 2014

He was only 53 years old: Peter Hetzel is dead

The German literary critic, journalist and author Peter Hetzel died on Sunday after a long illness at the age of 53 years. Many television viewers was known primarily for his book launches in Sat.1 breakfast television, the native Meisenheimer. His family then turned with a touching statement to the public.

"On behalf of the family and all the relatives we would like Tobias, Susanne and Sophie Hetzel, thank Peters loyal viewers and say goodbye., We are still . completely stunned Also, we thank you for the compassionate words, "it says on Hetzel's Facebook page 

The Sat.1 breakfast television expressed his sorrow for their great staff also.
 With great sadness we learned that Peter Hetzel has gone after a serious illness of us yesterday. Peter was for us a great friend and colleague. 24 years Peter was once a week with his books in our morning show to guest, so Peter is a defining face of this mission and literary criticism in German TV., our thoughts and feelings are with his wife and two children.