Carl Spitteler (1845-1924), also known as Carl Felix Tandem and Carl Friedrich Georg Spitteler, was a Swiss poet, writer, and playwright. He was born in Liestal, Switzerland, on April 24, 1845, and passed away in Lucerne on December 29, 1924.
Spitteler was educated at the University of Zurich and wrote in various genres, including poetry, prose, and theater. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1919 for his epic, "Olympian Spring". Throughout his career, he used the pseudonyms Carl Felix Tandem and Felix Tandem.