Werner Zollinger Switzerland

Biography of Werner Zollinger

Werner Zollinger was born in Zurich in 1900, the son of Eduard, a Swiss merchant. At the age of 25, Zollinger enrolled in a Theology course for one year at the University of Glasgow.

He later married one Sallie Wells, whose name he adopted. As Werner Zollinger-Wells, he translated his wife's novel into German as well as producing two original works (one of them a study of Swiss author Gottfried Keller's religiosity).


Other Online Resources

Printed Materials

  • Zollinger-Wells, trans.
  • Zollinger-Wells, Werner. Die Zehn Gebote. Bern: Haupt, 1950.
  • Zollinger-Wells, Werner. Gottfried Kellers Religiosit├Ąt. Zurich: Artemis, 1954.

Archival Materials

  • R8/5/46/9 Matriculation Record 1925-1926, Men U-Z


Werner Zollinger
Born 1900.
GU Degree: Social Sciences, 1925-26;
University Link: Student
Occupation categories: authors
English snippet: Theology student at the Universiyt of Glasgow in 1925
Record last updated: 22nd Mar 2013

Country Associations

Switzerland Switzerland, Zurich
Place of Birth

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University Roles

  • Student