How Halloween Came to Germany
Most in Germany have never heard of Dieter Tschorn. And even fewer will be particularly concerned by the fact that he isn't planning on dressing up for Halloween this year. But if one is looking for an explanation as to why millions of other Germans will be carving pumpkins, putting on costumes, and begging for candy door-to-door, Tschorn is a good place to start. After all, more than anyone else, he is responsible for Halloween's existence—and growing popularity—in Germany.
To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.
If you believe that you may have received this message in error please let us know.