Reinhard Gröper, pseudonym for Egbert-Hans Müller, born in Bunzlau / Schlesien in 1929, grown up since 1935 near and in Stuttgart,  law school in Tübingen, worked since 1959 at the culture management of Baden-Würtemberg, since 1963 till retirement 1994 in the department for art at the ministry, since 1974 as the replacement director with the focus on literature furtherance.