Manfred Rossa was born on March 13, 1939 in Damfelde. 1945 his family fled from the Red Army and went to northern Bavaria. He finished school (Liebigschule in Frankfurt / Main) in 1958. – In this time he met the classmates, with whom he began to write and collect the two of him published books. He has been awarded with the Federal Cross of Merit for his commitment to the story of his Silesian / Polish homeland. And he is also characterised by his varied involvements in a very special way, as the Frankfurter Rundschau knows.