A.k.a. Rudolf Alexander Schröder
Rudolf Alexander Schröder (January 26, 1878 – August 22, 1962) was a German translator and poet. Much of his work is Christian lyrical verse. He was a member of the Confessing Church which resisted Nazi Germany. Furthermore, Schröder wrote the poem "Hymne an Deutschland" which the then president of the Federal Republic of Germany, Theodor Heuss, wanted to establish as new national anthem.In 1962 he was awarded the Johann-Heinrich-Voß-Preis für Übersetzung.