My husband, Peter Skrine, who has died aged 81, was a distinguished scholar and academic. Professor of German at the University of Bristol from 1989 to 2000, he was a gifted and entertaining lecturer who loved to share his knowledge and communicate his enthusiasms, with a winning combination of erudition and sometimes impish humour.

Peter lectured on German literature from the 16th to the 20th centuries at universities and academic conferences, but was equally at home giving informal talks to non-specialist groups of adults in Bristol and Bath, and to branches of the Deutsch-Britische Gesellschaft (Anglo-German Society) in German cities.

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